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:: Volume 8, Issue 28 (12-2020) ::
NPWJM 2020, 8(28): 24-32 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Virtual Reality (dream creating), on Resilience of Female Elderlies
Susan Dadkhah , Mojtaba Ansari Shahidi , Hasan Rezaie Jamalouie , Amirmohsen Rahnejat
Islamic Azad University of Najafabad
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Introduction: Iran's elderly population is expected to reach 26% of total population in 2050, so their mental and physical health, needs special attention. This study aimed to investigate the effect of virtual reality (dream-creating) on resilience of female elderlies.
Methods: This quasi-experimental study was applied in pretest-posttest-follow up design with control group. The data population was 250 female elderlies over 65 year old from Sari, without any heart or mental diseases, who volunteered to participate in study through virtual network announcements from December 2019 to February 2020. Based on purposive sampling, 30 of them, who received the lowest score in CD-RISC, were matched in term of their age, employment status and education, and then randomly divided in to two groups of 15 experimental and control. The virtual reality intervention including specific dream creating for each participant, was performed on experimental group, then follow up stage was applied one month later. Data were analyzed using SPSS v24 software and through ANCOVA and MANCOVA.
Results: data analysis indicated that virtual reality (dream creating) has a significant positive effect on increasing the resilience of female elderlies (p<0/001, F= 138/841), in addition the results was stable one month after the intervention.
Conclusion: Therefore this method has an appropriate capability for applying health promotion interventions.

Keywords: Resilience, Virtual Reality, Dream Creating, Elderly, Women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/09/27 | Accepted: 2020/11/6 | Published: 2020/12/21
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Dadkhah S, Ansari Shahidi M, Rezaie Jamalouie H, Rahnejat A. The Effect of Virtual Reality (dream creating), on Resilience of Female Elderlies. NPWJM 2020; 8 (28) :24-32
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