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Introduction: The old age is one of the inevitable period of each person's life that correct cognition and reaction toward it can improve (alter) the life's quality. The good life's quality is related to happiness and stress decreasing therefore, the aim of the present study was the determining of the efficacy of stress inoculation training upon the happiness rate and life's quality of old (aged) persons of Mazandaran.
Materials and Methods: method research Quasi-experimental and design of pre-test - post-test control group was. the statistical universe of the present study was consist of the all old persons of Mazandaran (223 persons) that lived at boarding – house institutions. after executing the happiness and life's quality questionnaires, 40 person's having the least happiness rate and life's quality, were selected randomly, put into two groups (experimental and control). In order to gather the data, oxford happiness questionnaire and life quality questionnaire of worldly hygiene foundation were used the instruction program of stress inoculation was done in experiment group at 8 sessions every session, including 60 minutes for two month and After completion of training, two months later both groups (experimental and control) happiness and quality of life questionnaires in the same situation and the same were completed and evaluated.
Resulting: The results gained from the study using covariance analysis revealed that the stress inoculation training was meaningful (significant) upon happiness and life's quality for experimental group.
Conclusion: therefore, according to the results, the stress inoculation is effective upon the increasing of happiness and life's quality of old (aged) persons.