Effectiveness of Teaching the Positive Thinking on the Quality of Life of Married Old Women

Roksana Partovinia, Ahmad Ashouri


The present study was conducted with the aim of examining the effectiveness of positive thinking training on quality of life in married elderly women. All married elderly women who referred to Zoroaster Women Organization in Tehran consisted the statistical population of the study. The participants were selected by a call and an available sampling method. 30 individuals the other individuals of the population in Quality of Life Questionnaire were selected as the sample of the study. Among the samples, 15 individuals were randomly assigned into experimental group and 15 individuals were randomly assigned into control group. And variable of control received no training. In this study, mean and standard deviation was used as descriptive statistic and covariance analysis was used for inferential statistics. The results of the present study showed there is a significant relationship between experimental and control groups after implementing positive thinking training in case of mental health and quality of life in post-test( P<0.05).

Conclusion: The results showed positive thinking training increased mental health and quality of life in elderly married women.


Positive thinking training, Quality of life.

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