DOI: 10.14704/nq.2017.15.4.1135

A Hope-Based Group Therapy Program to Women with Multiple Sclerosis: Quality of Life

Yangjun liu


The aim of this study was to assess the effects of a Hope-Based Group Therapy (HBGT) program on Multiple Sclerosis (MS) women's quality of life. Thirty two women with MS were assigned either a HBGT group (n = 18) or a non-HBGT group (n = 14). We used the variables physical health and mental health for indicator of perceived health and the variable hope thoughts for hope-related outcome. The HBGT program resulted in significant improvements in the quality of life of women with MS. In conclusion, this study provides evidence that HBGT can be used as an effective program for improving hope thoughts, mental health and physical health in women with MS, and could thus influence their quality of life.


Training, Hope-Based Group Therapy, Quality Of Life, Multiple Sclerosis Disease

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