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Objectives: The purpose of this study is examining the effectiveness of cognitive hypnotherapy on elderly trust to God and calmness feeling.
Materials & Methods: In a pilot study conducted in the Mashhad Elderly Day Rehabilitation Clinic some 18 patients were selected using purposive sampling and assigned into two groups as experimental and control groups. They were asked to answer P.P.S. questionnaire before and after the intervention .In the intervention period, the experimental group received cognitive hypnotherapy for 6 sessions with the control group having no special treatment. The data were obtained from covariance statistical test and were analyzed using SPSS 19 software.
Results: Statistical analysis of two groups at post-test, demonstrated significant differences in variables of trust to God and calmness feeling in two groups in level of (P <0.05). In other words, elderly tended to be significantly positive and thus the psychological component emerged.
Conclusion: The cognitive hypnotherapy is useful on elderly trust to God and calmness feeling.