The Influence of Group Training of Health Promoting Life Style on Vitality, Pleasure and Social Adjustment among Women with Type II Diabetic in Isfahan City

Document Type : Original Article


1 Master Degree of Psychology.Department of Physiology, School of Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

2 Department of Physiology, School of Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.


Background and Objective: This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of health promoting lifestyle group training on vitality, pleasure and social adjustment among women with type-2 diabetes in Esfahan city in 2014.
Subjects and Methods: This was a quasi-experimental study with pretest experimental and control groups. . Deci and Ryan Vitality Scale, Hamilton Pleasure Scale Asnyt and compatibility Bell were used in this work. For the implementation on the experimental group, lifestyle intervention group training health promotion On lifestyle and Walker 6-health promotion theory in physical and mental health 8 sessions 90 min as were the control group received no intervention. The test and multivariate analysis of covariance revealed that educational intervention promote the healthy lifestyle.
Results: Results showed implementation of significant increase in vitality, pleasure and social adjustment in women with type 2 diabetes (p< 0/001).
Conclusions: This study emphasizes the role of health promoting lifestyle in improving and control of type II diabetes and increases vitality, pleasure and social adjustment in these patients.


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