Comparison of the effectiveness of two Methods of mobile education and speech therapy on anxiety in cardiac surgery patients

Document Type : Original Article


1 MA student in Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Boukan, Tabriz, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Payame noor University, Tabriz, Iran


Background and objective: The purpose of this study was the Comparison of the effectiveness of two Methods of mobile education and speech therapy on anxiety in cardiac surgery patients in Seyyedol Shohada Hospital in Urmia in 2017.
Materials and Methods: The experimental design is a pre-test, post-test, and control group. The statistical population of this study was all patients undergoing cardiac surgery in Seyyed-Al-Shohada Hospital in Urmia in the years 2007-2012. Sixty patients were selected through random sampling and randomly divided into 3 groups, 2 experimental groups (each of 20) and 1 Control (20 people). Subjects in the experimental group 1 (mobile phone) were trained in a mobile way, and subjects in the experimental group 2 (lecture) were trained in lecture and received no training in front of the control group. Data were collected using Spielberger anxiety inventory. Data were analyzed using covariance analysis and post hoc test. 
Results:  The results of this study showed that mobile-based education and lecture had an effect on patients' anxiety and decreased anxiety in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Also, the results of post hoc test showed that there was no significant difference between mobile education and lecture, and none of them was superior to the other. 
Conclusion: Therefore, attention to mobile-based education and lecture has an important role in reducing anxiety in patients. 


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