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JHC 2017, 19(3): 117-124 Back to browse issues page
Effect of Happiness Educational Program of Fordyce on the Level of Nurses’ Happiness
Z Ghazavi, Z Mardany, S Pahlavanzadeh
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Background and aim: Increasing the happiness of nurses can reduce stress and promote health, quality of life, self-esteem and job performance. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of Fordyce Happiness Training Program on nurses' happiness.
Methods: This study was a randomized clinical trial conducted in different parts of Seyedol Shohada hospital in Isfahan in 2014. 52 nurses working in different parts of the study were randomly assigned into two experimental and control groups. Fordyce Happiness Training Program was held at 6 sessions each week and a Oxford Happiness Questionnaire was completed before, immediately and one month after the intervention in both groups.. Data were analyzed by Chi-square and independent t-test and ANOVA through SPSS 18.
Results: The mean score of happiness before intervention was not significant in the two groups (p=0.94). While the happiness score in the experimental group, immediately (p=0.003) and one month after intervention (p=0.001) significantly increased compared to control group.
Conclusion: According to the results, happiness educational program of Fordyce can increase nurses’ happiness, so psychiatric nurses, psychologist and consultants can use this method to make happy nurses.
Keywords: Happiness Education Program of Fordyce, Happiness, Nurse
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Type of Study: randomized clinical trial | Subject: Midwifery
Received: 2016/06/23 | Accepted: 2017/09/28 | Published: 2017/10/28
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Ghazavi Z, Mardany Z, Pahlavanzadeh S. Effect of Happiness Educational Program of Fordyce on the Level of Nurses’ Happiness. JHC. 2017; 19 (3) :117-124
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