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The Effect of Psychological First Aid in Improving Multidimentional Pain Sympotems and the Way of Coping with Stress on Women Suffering M.S

Journal: Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (Vol.5, No. 4)

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Page : 87-98

Keywords : Psychological First Aid; Multidimensional Pain; Coping with Stress;

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Introduction: MS patients suffering from MS because of their stress and pain require different assistance during physical and mental therapy. Aim: The aim of the current study was to determine the effectiveness of education of psychological first aid in improving multidimensional pain inventory and the style of coping inventory for stressful situations on women suffering M.S. Method: The design of this study a semi-experimental design was used for pre-test and post-test with experimental and control groups which 30 women suffering M.S were selected by available sampling. Then they were randomly assigned to treatment (n=15) and control group (n=15). Members of two groups completed the Aggression Questionnaire Multidimensional Pain Inventory (MPI) and Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations (CISS) in two phases of pre-test and post-test. Treatment consisted of education of psychological first aid over eight weeks. Analysis of Covariance was used for analyzing the data. Results: Results of hypotheses showed that training of psychological first aid was efficient and useful in improving multidimensional pain symptoms (P<0/05).and coping style for stressful (P<0/01) situations in women suffering M.S. Conclusion: Training of psychological first aid can improve multidimensional pain symptoms and coping style for stressful situations in women suffering M.S.

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