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The effect of listening to Vaghe'a Surah and its translation on the state and trait anxiety before general surgeries: a Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Seyed Alireza Mirsane, Davood Kheirkhah, Shima Shafagh, Neda Mirbagher Ajorpaz , Javad Aminpour
Autoimmune Diseases Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran.
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Background and Objectives: Patients experience moderate to high level of anxiety before general surgery. There are differences in studies on the effect of listening Quran to decrease anxiety in general surgery patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of Vaghe'a Surah and its translation on the state - trait anxiety before general surgeries.
Methods: In this randomized controlled trial study, 60 patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomly allocated to the experiment and control groups. In the experiment group, Fifth researcher read Vaghe'a Surah and its translation for patients during 30 minutes in one day before surgery, whereas in the control group, patients had 30 minutes of rest in bed. The level of anxiety was measured before and after intervention and 30 minutes before surgery in two groups and was analyzed using Chi-Square, t-tests and repeated measure ANOVA.
Results: In the experimental group, mean scores of state anxiety decreased from 43.3±3.1 to 29.8±2.1 following intervention (p=0.03). However, mean scores did not significantly change in the control group (p=0.5).
Conclusion: The findings of the study demonstrated that the listening to Vaghe'a Surah and its translation can reduce anxiety before surgery.
 

Keywords: Anxiety, General Surgery, Islam, Quran
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/08/28 | Accepted: 2016/08/28 | Published: 2016/08/28
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Mirsane S A, Kheirkhah D, Shafagh S, Mirbagher Ajorpaz N, Aminpour J. The effect of listening to Vaghe'a Surah and its translation on the state and trait anxiety before general surgeries: a Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2016; 3 (3) :12-17
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