Volume 24, Issue 3 (Fall 2018)                   IJPCP 2018, 24(3): 256-269 | Back to browse issues page

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Aghakhani S, Bahari F. The Effectiveness of Nerve Planning Group-Languages Cognitive Expectancy and Quality of Life for Children With Cancer. IJPCP. 2018; 24 (3) :256-269
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-2803-en.html
1- MA, Department of Psychology, Khomein Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khomein, Iran.
2- Department of Psychology, Khomein Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khomein, Iran.; Head of Department of Student Health Education and Monitoring, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran. , fbahari200277@yahoo.com
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Objectives This study aimed to examine the effect of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) on the hope and quality of life in children with cancer. 
Methods The study design is quasi-experimental study with pretest, posttest, follow-up and control group. Study population consisted of children (male and female) with cancer at AminrKabir Hospital and Tabassom Cancer Support Community in 2016 who applied for NLP training and were under treatment. Of these, 40 were selected by random sampling, and assigned to NLP and control groups. The data collection tools were Children's Hope Scale (CHS) and Generic Children’s Quality of Life (GCQ) questionnaire. Data analysis was performed using descriptive statistics, multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) and dependent t test in SPSS V. 22. 
Results Results showed that NLP training had significant effect on the hope and quality of life, and could predict 40% and 70% of variance for hope and quality of life in children with cancer, respectively. 
Conclusion According to the findings of this study, NLP training increased the quality of life and hope in children with cancer.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2018/01/8 | Accepted: 2018/06/12 | Published: 2018/09/23

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