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Introduce a New Intervention Model Based on Islamic Lifestyle for Decreasing the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in People at Risk: A Comparative Study.

Authors
  • Besharat, Mohammad Ali1
  • Hosseini, Seyedeh Asma2
  • Jahed, Hossein Ali3
  • Bahrami Ehsan, Hadi1
  • Dortaj, Fariborz4
  • 1 Department of Psychology, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran. , (Iran)
  • 2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, AlZahra University, Tehran, PO Box 1997966741, Iran. [email protected]. , (Iran)
  • 3 Department of Educational Science, Islamic Azad University of Yadegare Imam Khomeini (RAH) Branch, Tehran, Iran. , (Iran)
  • 4 Department of Educational Psychology, Allameh Tabatabe'i University, Tehran, Iran. , (Iran)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Religion and Health
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2021
Volume
60
Issue
2
Pages
736–751
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10943-020-00996-8
PMID: 32072448
Source
Medline
Keywords
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

The main purpose of the present study was designing and assessing the common lifestyle and Islamic lifestyle interventions and comparison of them. Sample of the study was thirty-nine subjects participated in a healthy lifestyle program. The Islamic group were received the Islamic healthy lifestyle program. In comparison with common, in the Islamic group the CVD risk was significantly lower; the psychological well-being was increased significantly; the psychological distress was decreased significantly; and the spiritual well-being was increased significantly. The most powerful element of Islamic lifestyle was to strengthen the spirituality that can positively affect the life.

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