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:: Volume 9, Issue 1 (Spring 2024) ::
joge 2024, 9(1): 76-87 Back to browse issues page
The effectiveness of happiness promotion model in positive mood and health of the older adults women
Ebrahim Nameni * , Fa K , Hosein Keshavarz Afshar
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Background: Happiness as a positive inner experience and one of the indicators of mental health which is the result of people’s cognitive and emotional evaluation of their lives has been of interest to many psychologists in the last decade. Therefore, this research aims to investigate the effectiveness of happiness promotion model in positive mood and health of the older adults.
Method: The present study is an applied research in terms of purpose and an empirical research in terms of data collection method. This research was conducted as a semi-experimental study with a pretest-posttest control group design and a two-month follow-up. The research statistical population comprised all the older adults aged 60 to 65 years living in Tehran (Iran) in 2023, of which 20 people were selected by convenience sampling method and randomly assigned to two experimental and control groups, each containing 10 subjects. The research tools included subscale of positive mood and health was the Oxford Happiness Inventory (2000), which were used by the subjects to collect information in three stages of pretest, posttest and follow-up. In order to analyze the data. In order to analyze the data, repeated variance measurement test were used.
Findings: Based on the results between subjects, it can be said that in the variable of positive mood and health, the F value observed at the level of 0.01 shows a significant difference between the experimental and control groups, and the effect size for the component of positive mood and health 0.34 and 0.48 were obtained, respectively, which indicates the average effect of the happiness promotion model on positive mood and health in the older adults. Also, based on the results within the subject, it can be said that the effect of time interaction in the group was also significant; This means that time has no effect in reducing the effectiveness of this treatment method, from post-test to follow-up (p>0.05).
Conclusion: Based on the findings of this research, it can be concluded that teaching the happiness promotion model should be considered as an effective intervention in improving the health status of the older adults. In other words, considering that strengthening happiness in old age has a significant effect on improving health and positive mood, appropriate policies and plans should be made to promote happiness in older adults.
Keywords: Happiness, positive mood, health, older adults women.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Eldely mental and psychological issues
Received: 2024/03/17 | Accepted: 2024/03/29 | Published: 2024/03/29
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Nameni E, k F, Keshavarz Afshar H. The effectiveness of happiness promotion model in positive mood and health of the older adults women. joge 2024; 9 (1) :76-87
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Volume 9, Issue 1 (Spring 2024) Back to browse issues page
نشریه سالمندشناسی Journal of Gerontology
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