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| Published: June 25, 2016

Efficacy of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Quality Of Life in the Amputees

Rajendra Kumar Sharma

Clinical Psychologist, Army public School Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Bhupender Singh

Psychology, Army public School Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Google Scholar More about the auther

, Supriya Sharma

Counselor, Army public School Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.130/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.130

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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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.130/20160303

10.25215/0303.130

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016