عنوان مقاله [English]
Aims: This research was conducted to study the efficacy of quality of life group training on vitality of aged men.
Materials & Methods: the research’s method was semi- experimental with pre-post Test and a control group. The samples consisted of 30 aged males who referred to Focal Noor’s Jahandideg in Tehran and one standard deviation below the mean in happiness scale was acquired from them; they were matched according to age, educational; status, and other criteria considered in this research. Then randomly divided into groups as experimental group but the control groups didn’t receive any intervention. The instrument was oxford happiness Inventory.
Results: the results revealed that there was a significant difference between two group in happiness a vitality (p<0/001). the rate of vitality in the experimental group compared with pre- test and control group was significantly higher.
Conclusion: According to the research, quality of life training as the combined of positive psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy can increase the rate of vitality of aged men.
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