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Jabalameli S, Banaeian A. Prediction of Pain Symptoms based on Meta-Cognitive Beliefs in Women with Migraine in Isfahan City. JAP 2020; 11 (3) :14-27
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5459-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran. , sh.jabalameli@yahoo.com
2- Department of Psychology, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran.
Abstract:   (1397 Views)
 Aims and background: The aim of this study was to investigate the prediction of pain symptoms based on
meta-cognitive beliefs in women with migraine in Isfahan city.
Materials and Methods: The research design was descriptive and correlational. The statistical population of the
study was all women who referred to the Neurology Clinic of Khorshid Hospital in Isfahan in the second half of
1397 and according to the opinion of the neurologist, they were diagnosed with migraine. To do this research, 100
people were selected through targeted sampling based on inclusion and exclusion criteria, and they were asked
to complete Headache Symptom Scale and Wells Meta Cognitive Questionary )MCQ-30(. Finally, data were
statistically analyzed using SPSS-23 and Pearson correlation and stepwise regression methods.
Findings: The results of the research showed that the subscales of metacognitive beliefs including positive
worry beliefs, beliefs about uncontrollability and danger of worry, negative beliefs about thoughts in general, and
cognitive self-consciousness, respectively with beta coefficients of 0.537, 0.565, 0.602 and 0.518 were significant
predictors of headache symptoms (P<0.01).
Conclusion: Therefore, it is possible to reduce the headaches by providing timely and appropriate interventions
and training in order to strengthen positive meta-cognitive beliefs and reduce the negative metacognitive beliefs
in migraine sufferers.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Chronic pain managment
Received: 2019.07.1 | Accepted: 2020.05.14 | Published: 2020.08.31

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