The aim of this study was to investigate effectiveness of Lazarus multimodal therapy on well-being and hope among residents of nursing homes of Arak. The study population consisted of seniors in nursing homes in Arak. After briefing session was people who would like to participate in therapy sessions and were eligible were enrolled in the study and in two randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. Only for groups Lazarus multimodal therapy (12 sessions) was administered 90 minutes. After the meetings subjective well-being questionnaires and questionnaires hope as post-test scores obtained in both groups were evaluated by analysis of covariance. The results showed that Lazarus Multimodal Therapy enhances well-being and overall score was negative. But there was not significant in positive affect. These interventions also hope to increase overall score and two subscales (factor and strategic subscale).
Aida Kheirandish, Elham Kheirandish