The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program and Yoga Conscious on Quality of Life In Women With Aids
Attending topsychological state in women with HIV because of strong influence on incidence, progression and prognosis ofthis disease is very important. The aim of present study was investigating the Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction program and yoga conscious on the psychological and health-related quality of life of women with AIDS.This research was semi-experimental with pre-test-post-test and follow-up with control group. In this study, 24 positive HIV women AIDS in Tehran citywere selected by volunteers sampling method from December 2015 to February 2016 and were randomly assigned to either control group and or MBSR groups and Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D), Zung anxiety scale (SAS), Cohen Perceived Stress (PSS) and World health organization Quality of life questionnaire were administrated as pre-test. The MBSR group received 8 sessions of mindfulness-based stress reduction program and the control group received no intervention. At the end, post-test was administrated on two groups and, repeated measure multi-variable was used for data analysis by spss-20 software. The results of the present study indicated that there were significant differences between the experimental groups control group and MBSR (p<0.001). So that, in MBSR group decrease the mean of depression, anxiety, perceived stress and increase the mean of quality of life depended on health.
Index terms - Women with AIDS, quality of life dependent on health, depression, anxiety, mindfulness-based stress reduction program, yoga conscious.