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Журнал биологии и современного мира

ISSN - 2322-3308


The Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program on Metacognitive Awareness, Rumination, and Self-Compassion in Menopausal Women

Mona Hassannejad, Mehrnaz Azad Yekta, Sajad Naderi Sevini, Abbas Khani and Seyedeh Fatemeh Razavi

Women spend more than a third of their lives during menopause and estrogen deficiency. In addition, these neuroendocrine changes affect a woman's physical and mental health by reducing her fertility and menstrual function. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction on metacognitive awareness, rumination, and self-compassion in postmenopausal women. This research was applied in terms of purpose and semi-experimental in terms of implementation method. The statistical population of this study included all postmenopausal women referred to the Valiasr Hospital Health Center in Iran in the fall of 2021; 70 women were selected by convenience sampling and randomly assigned to experimental (35) and also control (35) groups to investigation. According to the findings of paper, data analysis results using Multivariate Analysis of Covariance (MANOVA) showed that this research effectively helps to increase metacognitive awareness and also increase self-compassion, and also it can decrease rumination in postmenopausal women.