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J Research Health 2017, 7(5): 1012-1020 Back to browse issues page
Effect of impulse control training on depression and anxiety mother of children with developmental coordination disorders
Narges Zamani , Zolfaghar Abyar, Hossein Jenaabadi, Saeed Zamani
Young Researchers and Elite Club, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
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Caring of children with psychiatric disorders have significant impact on caregivers especially mothers. So aim of this study was to investigate efficacy of impulse control training on depression and anxiety in mothers of children with developmental coordination disorders (DCD). The study is quasi-experimental by using pretest and posttest with control group. The study population consisted of mothers and children with developmental coordination disorder in rehabilitation clinics in the Hamedan city. Of these 16 participants assigned to experimental and control groups were selected by convenience sampling. Psychological evaluation includes clinical interviews, according to the America Psychological Association and DSM-V Beck Anxiety Inventory (BDI-II) and Beck Depression Inventory (BAI). Impulse control was done according to Spray treatment protocol in the experimental group with 8 sessions of 90 minutes and the control group received no training. Scores of pretest, posttest and follow-up of 3 weeks after training in both groups were analyzed. Results showed that treatment of impulse control in reducing anxiety 8.71 and depression 10.46 in experimental group was effective in comparison of control group that efficacy of this treatment was maintained during follow-up. So the treatment of impulse control has been effective in the treatment of anxiety and depression. According to results of this study and previous researches impulse control treatment program can be program of interventions for depression and anxiety disorders and can promote mental health in patients with psychiatric disorders.
Keywords: Depression, Anxiety, Developmental Coordination Disorders
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2014/11/7 | Accepted: 2015/05/3 | Published: 2017/08/28

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