The Effect of Religious Beliefs and spirituality training on family health: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Authors

1 Clinical Research Unit, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

2 Pediatrician, Department of pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

3 Students Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

4 Department of Midwifery, Firoozabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Firoozabad, Iran.

5 Student Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Islamic Azad University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

6 Nursing Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

Abstract

Introduction: A religious belief and spirituality training of women can have a significant impact on various dimensions of individual and family health, including mental health and quality of life The aim of this study was to evaluate and summarize the results of trials conducted on the effect of religious beliefs on marital satisfaction spirituality training on mothers with illness children through systematic review and meta-analysis.
Methods: At first Latin databases such as PubMed, Scopus, ISI Web of Science, Cochrane Library, and Persian databases such as SID and magiran were searched systematically without time constraints.
Results: Totally 16 related articles were found. Meta-analysis of the combination of the results of three studies showed that spirituality Training can significantly improve mental health and quality of life in mothers or caregivers with illness children The standardized mean difference (SMD) =0.99; p

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