International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Effectiveness of Self-Control and Anxiety Management Training to Reduce Anxiety and Improve Health-Related Quality of Life in Children with Asthma
Walaa A. Abd Elfatah

The study aimed to identify the effect of using of two behavioral intervention self-control and AMT in reducing both the degree of anxiety, and recurrence of asthma attacks, and improve HRQoL in a sample of asthma patients from school children. The study sample consisted of (10) children from asthma patients enrolled in primary and middle basic education in Egypt, the ages ranged between (10-13) years, were divided randomly into two groups. Experimental group consists of (5) children received a program based on self-control and AMT, and a control group consists of (5) children did not receive any experimental procedure. The results showed the effectiveness of the intervention program in reducing both of the degree of anxiety, and number of asthma attacks, and improve HRQoL in the experimental group, comparing to the two measurements pre and post then the follow up, as well as comparing to the control group.

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