عنوان مقاله [English]
This research aimed to investigate the effectiveness of logo therapy on components of general health means anxiety, depression, somatic symptoms and social function disorder of women with postpartum depression. This was a quasi-experimental with a pre-test and post-test design. The statistical population of research were included all women with postpartum depression that referring to the part of obstetrics and gynecology in Tehran city in 2014 year, that from them 30 person were selected through available sampling method and randomly assigned to two experimental and control groups (each group 15 person). The experimental group trained 7 sessions of 90 minutes by logo therapy method. Groups completed the questionnaire of general health (Goldberg & Hillier, 1979) in the pre-test and post-test stages. Data was analyzed with multivariate analysis of covariance method and with using SPSS-21 software. The findings showed there is a significant difference between the experimental and control groups in all four components of general health. In the other words logo therapy significantly led to decrease anxiety, depression, somatic symptoms and social function disorder of women with postpartum depression (P<0/01). Therefore, counselors and therapists can use the method of logo therapy to improve the general health of women with postpartum depression.