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Volume 10, Issue 3 (11-2016)

This study aimed to evaluate the effects of spirituality on the lifestyle and the percentages of the white blood cells in the depressed aged subjects. A quasi-experimental method with pre-test and post-test was used. Statistical society of research consisted of the total depressed aged subjects of an aged house (Mehr aged house, Karaj city, Alborze province, Iran).The subjects were divided into two equal groups (12 experimental group and 12 control group) and they responded the lifestyle questionnaire. Then, the percentages of the white blood cells were measured using the flowcytometry method. The experimental group received 14 sessions of the spiritual intervention, then lifestyle and the percentages of the white blood cells were measured. The results showed that there was a significant difference between the experimental and control groups after the intervention on the lifestyle (health, disease prevention, mental health, spiritual health and social health) and the percentages of the white blood cells (neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes) (P≤0.05).Thus, spirituality, as a protective factor can promote the health of aged subjects, due to improvement of lifestyle and higher percentages of the white blood cells.

Adolamir Gatezadeh, Ahmad Borjali, Hossain Eskandari, Noorali Farrokhi, Faramarz Sohrabi,
Volume 11, Issue 1 (5-2017)

  The aim of this study was to test the causal model of depression based on lifestyle with mediation role of social health. The study sample was consisted of all individuals over 18 years old who was selected by multistage random cluster sampling method. Based on the estimated Cochran of the sample, 383 individuals were selected. Instruments for gathering data were health promoting lifestyle questionnaire (Walker and polerrcky, 1996), Keyes social health (2004) and the Beck Depression Inventory II. The prevalence of depression have been estimated 15% in this population. There have associations between life style, social health and depression. Social health has a mediator role in the relationship between life style and depression. Findings of the path analysis also showed that nutrition, responsibility for the health, exercise and spiritual growth had significant direct and indirect effect on depression.

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