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Volume 10, Issue 3 (12-2020)                   cmja 2020, 10(3): 284-295 | Back to browse issues page


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Hashemzadeh S, Akhoundzadeh G, Mozaffari A. The Effect of Spiritual Self-care Training on the Suffering of Mothers of Newborns Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Sari Hospitals. cmja. 2020; 10 (3) :284-295
URL: http://cmja.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-770-en.html
1- Department Nursing, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Aliabad Katoul Branch, Islamic Azad University, Aliabad-e-Katul, Iran.
2- Department Nursing, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Aliabad Katoul Branch, Islamic Azad University, Aliabad-e-Katul, Iran. , g_akhoundzadeh@aliabadiau.ac.ir
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Objective: Infant hospitalization in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) may cause many challenges for the family, especially the mother, and cause psychological problems and shock. Self-care, as a prominent factor in physical and mental health and effective in mothers’ adaptation to their child’s illness. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the effect of spiritual self-care education on mothers of newborns admitted to the ICU of the hospitals in Sari City.
Methods: This experimental study was performed on 64 mothers of newborns hospitalized with informed written consent in the hospitals’ respiratory ICU in Sari City in 2019. Sampling was done by an available method and simple random sampling in two groups: Experimental (n=32) and control (n=32). The experimental group received a spiritual self-care training program in 6 sessions of 60 minutes every day. Data were collected using a demographic questionnaire and a 22-item scale of suffering (CBC) and entered into SPSS V. 25 software, then performed using independent statistical tests, Chi-square, Fisher, and ANCOVA (analysis of covariance).
Results: The mean of the pre-intervention care range in the experimental and control groups was 65.46±4.51 and 62.68±7.29, respectively, but the paired t-test did not show a significant difference (P=0.07). According to the paired t-test, the Mean±SD care range after the intervention was 43.47±6.47 and 60.59±6.73, respectively, which led to a significant difference (P<0.01).
Conclusion: The results of this study showed that spiritual self-care education reduces maternal care suffering. Therefore, its use is recommended for all caregivers
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