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J Research Health 2016, 6(2): 263-271 Back to browse issues page
Effect of acceptance and commitment therapy on the resiliency of mothers of children with learning disability
Tahereh Saeedifard , Ali Mohamad Nazari, Farshad Mohsenzadeh
Department of Counseling, Faculty of Educational Sciences & Psychology, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
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Introduction and purpose: Feelings of frustration and deprivation due to lack of normal children can cause isolation and lack of interest in the relationship with the mother of the outcome of self-esteem depression, and endangerment Mental mother. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment based on acceptance and commitment to increasing the resiliency of the mothers of children with learning difficulties. The study sample consisted of all mothers of children with learning difficulties referred to Raha learning center (Hashtgerd) in 1393. Methods: Method of study, was experimental with pretest-posttest control group. Group Training (Acceptance and Commitment) 9 sessions over 9 weeks for the experimental group was given. Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale and the analysis of covariance was used. Results: The results indicate that the training program is based on acceptance and commitment to increase the resiliency of mothers of children with learning difficulties was effective (F= 63/78 and P< 0/01). Discussion: This study confirms the effectiveness of group-based acceptance and commitment to increase the resiliency of mothers of children with learning difficulties, Showed that training is based on acceptance and commitment applicability and can be used as a psychological intervention used in conjunction with other interventions.

Keywords: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, resiliency, learning disabilities.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2015/02/27 | Accepted: 2015/05/9 | Published: 2016/04/26
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Saeedifard T, Nazari A M, Mohsenzadeh F. Effect of acceptance and commitment therapy on the resiliency of mothers of children with learning disability. J Research Health. 2016; 6 (2) :263-271
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