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The Effectiveness of Trans diagnostic based Emotion Efficiency Therapy on Emotional Distress, Nursing Stress, and Health Anxiety of Anxious Nurses; Simultaneous Follow-Up with COVID-19 Pandemic
Masumeh Ebrahimi , Fatemeh Shahhabizadeh * , Ali Akbar Esmaeili , Ghasem Ahi
Birjand Branch, Islamic Azad university, Birjand, Iran , f_shahabizadeh@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Considering the important role of nurses' emotional vulnerability, especially in stressful situations, in the quality of medical services, the present study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of Trans-diagnostic based emotion efficiency therapy on emotional distress, nursing stress, and health anxiety of nurses with anxiety symptoms.
Method: The method of this study was quasi-experimental with the control group and a two-month follow-up with Covid 19 disease that among the nurses who working in Chamran and Hazrat Rasoul hospitals in Ferdows in 2019, 50 nurses with moderate anxiety high (obtaining a score higher than 16 on the Beck Anxiety Scale) were selected by purposive sampling and randomly assigned to experimental  (n = 25) and control (n = 25) groups. Therapeutic sessions Trans-diagnostic based emotion efficiency therapy were presented in 8 sessions of 90 minutes over two months and the Beck anxiety inventory, emotional distress scale (Depression, Anxiety and Stress), health anxiety and nursing stress scale were used to collect data. Data were analyzed using SPSS 25 statistical software, Chi-square test, and analysis of variance with repeated measures at a significance level of 0.05.
Results: The results showed that the mean scores of emotional distresses, nursing stress, and health anxiety in the experimental group decreased significantly in the post-test phase and this decrease in the follow-up phase, which coincided with the outbreak of Covid 19, in contrast to the control group, which increased relatively over time, has remained the same (p> 0.01).
Conclusion: Trans-diagnostic based emotion efficiency therapy as an effective intervention can be used in health centers, especially in critical periods of disease outbreak, to reduce anxiety and stress in nurses especially nurses vulnerable to anxiety.
Keywords: emotion efficiency, emotional distress, health anxiety, nursing stress, COVID-19
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Type of Study: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing | Subject: behavioral sciences
Received: 2021/01/30 | Accepted: 2021/08/29 | Published: 2021/12/31
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Ebrahimi M, Shahhabizadeh F, Esmaeili A A, Ahi G. The Effectiveness of Trans diagnostic based Emotion Efficiency Therapy on Emotional Distress, Nursing Stress, and Health Anxiety of Anxious Nurses; Simultaneous Follow-Up with COVID-19 Pandemic. IJNR. 2021; 16 (5) :19-31
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