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Masumian S, Shairi M R, Hashemi M. The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Quality of Life of the Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain . JAP. 2013; 4 (1) :25-37
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5053-en.html
1- MA. clinical psychdogy Allameh Tabatabaii university
2- Associate Professor of Clinical psychology Shahed University
3- Pain fellowship, assistant professor of Anesthesiology Shahid Beheshti University , dr.hashemi@sbmu.ac.ir
Abstract:   (4048 Views)

Aim and Background: 

The aim of the present study was to determine the effectiveness of (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) MBSR on quality of life in patients with Chronic Low back Pain (CLBP).

Materials and Methods:

 This research was conducted by using semi- experimental study with pretest-posttest design, using control group. So, from Patients with chronic back pain who appointed the Pain clinics in Tehran, 18 patients were selected and randomly allocated into two equal experimental and control groups. The Short Form Health Survy (sf 36) questionnaire was completed by subjects before and after the intervention.


The results of this research using Mann-Whitney Test showed that the mean Quality of Life in experimental group had increased significantly in comparison with the control group.


 According to our findings, the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Therapy leads to improvement of Quality of Life and use of coping strategie with pain in patients with chronic low back pain(CLBP).

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Chronic pain managment
Received: 2013.12.20 | Accepted: 2014.05.17 | Published: 2014.05.17

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