Iranian Journal of War and Public Health

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Volume 3, Issue 1 (2011)                   Iran J War Public Health 2011, 3(1): 44-48 | Back to browse issues page

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Nejati V. Correlation between mindfulness and executive functions in blinds veterans. Iran J War Public Health 2011; 3 (1) :44-48
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Authors V. Nejati *
Shahid Beheshti University , vhdnejati@yahoo.com
Abstract   (14010 Views)

  Background and Aim : Mindfulness is ability of self regulating attention and direct it for task. The purpose of present study is evaluation of correlation between mindfulness and executive function in blind veterans.

  Materials & Methods : we evaluate 93 blind veterans with Dys executive function and mindfulness questionnaire. Pearson Correlation Test was used to evaluation.

  Results : findings show significant correlation between mindfulness and executive function specially inhibition and memory (P<0.01) and arousal (P<0.01) subscale. No correlation found in intentionality and hyperactivity subscale (P>0.05).

  Conclusion : Cause of correlation between mindfulness and inhibition, arousal and memory is common structural and functional overlap. Mindfulness can be used as a proper predictor of this subscale of executive functions.

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