The Effect of Negative Mood Control Training of Cognitive-Behavioral on Quality of Mothers Life Who Have a Child with Intellectual Disability in Ahvaz

Nargeskhatoon Khalilian, Alireza Heidarie

Abstract


The main objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of negative mood control training (in cognitive-behavioral) on the quality of mothers’ life who have a child with intellectual disability. For this purpose, 40 mothers who have a child with intellectual disability were selected that were divided to 2 groups with 20 subjects (experimental and control group). The waterborne questionnaire about quality of life (SF-36) was used in this research. After that we taught negative control mood to mothers which includes 10 sessions, each of them was 1.5 hour. In order to analyzing data, covariance analysis test was used. The results from statistical findings suggest that there is a significant difference between the quality of life of experimental and control groups and can be concluded that the negative control training enhanced the quality level of mothers’ life who have a child with intellectual disability. The results of this study can be used in educational and welfare organization plans.

 


Keywords


negative mood control training, quality of life, mothers who have a child with intellectual disability.

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