| Published: June 25, 2016
Efficacy of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Quality Of Life in the Amputees
The objective of the study was to assess the impact of cognitive behavior intervention in enhancing the quality of life in individuals with amputation. Methods: A sample of 100 patients with specified inclusion –exclusion criteria was selected and sequentially allotted (fifty each in experimental n=50 and control n = 50) groups. An experimental design with pre-and post –assessment was adopted. Assessment was done using Socio – demographic and clinical data sheet, World Health Organization Quality of Life Scale- Brief Version (WHOQOL). A cognitive–behavioral intervention programme was developed incorporating psycho education, behavioral techniques (e.g., relaxation, activity scheduling), cognitive techniques (e.g. distraction, cognitive restructuring) and behavioral counseling to significant others. Results: showed that on QOL was observed using the WHOQOL-BREF.QOL among the experimental group significant enhancements in Physical health domain, Psychological domain, Social domain, Environmental domain, overall QOL and overall health indicates that there significant improvement in QOL. There were no such changes in the Health habits subscale.
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© 2016 I R Sharma, B Singh, S Sharma
Received: April 29, 2016; Revision Received: May 23, 2016; Accepted: June 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016