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Journal:   JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND HEALTH   MAY-JUNE 2016 , Volume 6 , Number 2; Page(s) 263 To 271.
 
Paper: 

EFFECT OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY ON THE RESILIENCY OF MOTHERS OF CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITY

 
 
Author(s):  SAEEDIFARD TAHEREH*, NAZARI ALI MOHAMMAD, MOHSENZADEH FARSHAD
 
* DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING, FACULTY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES AND PSYCHOLOGY, KHARAZMI UNIVERSITY, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Feelings of frustration and deprivation due to lack of normal children can cause isolation of mother and lack of interest in relationship with outcome of self-esteem depression and endangerment of mother's mental health. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of treatment based on acceptance and commitment on resiliency of the mothers of children with learning disability. The method of study was experimental with pretest-posttest and control group. The participants consisted all of mothers of children with learning disability who referred to Raha learning center that 30 subjects were selected by simple random sampling. Group Training was held in 9 sessions during 9 weeks for the experimental group. Connor-Davidson resiliency scale were used to collect data. The results indicated that training program is based on acceptance and commitment increased resiliency of mothers of children with learning disability. This study showed that training based on acceptance and commitment applicability can be used as psychological intervention beside of other interventions.

 
Keyword(s): COMMITMENT, LEARNING DISORDERS, RESILIENCE
 
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