نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 دانشجوی دکتری، گروه روانشناسی، واحد الکترونیکی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، تهران، ایران.
2 دانشیار، گروه روانشناسی، واحد تهران مرکزی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، تهران، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Pregnant women are vulnerable to various types of stress, thus being more exposed to psychological and physical problems than others. Accordingly, educational and psychological interventions for this period are essential for this group of people in society. Therefore, this study aims to determine the effectiveness of mindfulness training on a lifestyle that promotes health and ego strength in pregnant women.
Materials and Methods: The present research is a quasi-experimental study with a pretest-posttest design. Its statistical population includes all pregnant women, from 25 to 35 years old, in Tehran from the fall of 2019 to the spring of 2020. The sample size in the experimental methods is equal to 15 people for each group. Therefore, 15 people in the experimental group and 15 in the control group are considered. The sampling method is available due to the nature of the research samples. The data collection tools are as follows: a) Walker Health Lifestyle Questionnaire (2003) and b) Igo Power Psychological Questionnaire (PIES). The data of this study are analyzed using an analysis of covariance.
Results: Mindfulness training is effective in health-promoting lifestyle in the component of nutrition (F: 11.812), exercise (F: 8.961), health responsibility (F: 9.187), stress management (F: 9.187), interpersonal support (F: 10.976), and self-fulfillment (F: 11.707), ego power in the component of hope (F: 12.218), love (F: 11.98), loyalty (F: 9.219), care ( F: 9.202), and micro (F: 12.875).
Conclusion: Based on the findings, mindfulness training enhances the health and ego strength of pregnant women.