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The Effect of Training of Stress Management on life Quality and Mental Control of Mothers with Autism off Spring

(2016) The Effect of Training of Stress Management on life Quality and Mental Control of Mothers with Autism off Spring. International Journal of Current Research in Medical Sciences.

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Abstract

Autism disorder is one of the inclusive growth disorders determined by the stable deterioration of social interactions, relationship delay or distortion and limited-stereotype relational pattern. Due to the high rate of problems among autism children, families and mainly mothers suffer from high psychological stresses. Psychological health of parents can affect from disability of child and usually the pressure on mother is higher than fathers. Some fathers consider the psychological pressures on mothers more dangerous than the child’s disability itself and introduce it as a threat for whole family. Present research is conducted to investigate the stress management education influence on quality of life and control of thoughts among mothers whose children suffer from autism. The study conducted in Bandar Abbas and the semi-experimental test method is used as pre-test post-test between control and intervention groups. The statistical society consisted of 30 mothers whose children suffer from autism and in0available sampling method is used to select the participants. Participants were randomly assigned to two control and experimental groups. Subjects were tested in two pre-test and post-test by to psychological tools named as quality of life scale and Wels and Davis thought control scale. The intervention of stress management is conducted in 10 sessions for 2 hours on experimental group. The control group did not receive any intervention and data were analyzed by SPSS22 in 0.01 significance level. The results of multi variant covariance test indicated that the stress management influence on quality of life is significant (SF=160.36, P=0.01) but the stress management on thoughts control is not significant (SF=19.45, P=0.01). In aspect of physical health (SF=1.45, P=0.01), psychological health SF=7.21, P=0.01), life environment SF=7.18, p=0.01), the stress management was significant. The stress management influence on social relations was not significant (SF=0.77, P=0.38).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: stress management education, othism, quality of life, thoughts control strategies.
Subjects: psYCHIATRICS
psychology
pediatric
Depositing User: مرکز تحقیقات غدد و متابولیسم
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3160

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