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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2016, 21(5): 492-512 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Resiliency based on Islamic Spirituality Training on Mental Health and Spiritual Resiliency among Mothers of Slow Pace (Mentally Retarded) Children
SH Bakhshizadeh 1, GH A Afrooz 2, A Beh-pajooh 2, B Ghobari Bonab 2, M Shokoohi Yekta 2
1- Department of Psychology, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran , sh.bakhshizadeh@yahoo.com
2- Department of Psychology, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
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Background & aim: Birth and presence of slow pace children in each family can be considered as challenging and adverse event that probably leads to stress and frustration and mental health related complications. According to several studies that show positive and significant relationship between resiliency and values and religious beliefs and their impact on mental health,the present study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of resiliency skills training based on Islamic spirituality in promoting mental health and spiritual resilience among mothers of Slow Pace children.

Methods: The present study used a semi-experimental design with pre test-post test which was conducted among mothers of Slow Pace Children in Dehdasht, Iran, and the countryside using random sampling, in which 30 of these mothers were randomly divided into two experimental and control groups, participated in this study. Twelve sessions of resiliency training based on Islamic spirituality were held for experimental group of 15 people.The tools used in this study included a mental health questionnaire-28 (Ghq) and resiliency based on Islamic spirituality researcher made scale that were completed by individuals in pre and post tests. Finally, collected data were analyzed by multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA).

Results: Analysis of data using multivariate analysis of covariance showed that utilization of Intervention program among mothers of Slow Pace children in experimental group was significantly (P>0/05) effective on mental health and components of resiliency based on Islamic spirituality. In other words, spiritual resiliency skills training was led to improve depressive symptoms, social functioning and components of spiritual resiliency such as patience, contentment, Submission and thanksgiving.

Conclusion: The results of the present study indicated that through changes in attitude of Slow Pace children's mothers, resiliency skills training based on Islamic spirituality can improve mental health and components of resilience-based on Islamic spirituality and helps them keep their mental health despite the exposure to chronic stress and tension.

Keywords: mothers of Slow Pace Children, Resiliency based on Islamic Sprituality Training, Mental Health.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2016/05/30 | Accepted: 2016/07/7 | Published: 2016/07/30
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Bakhshizadeh S, Afrooz G A, Beh-pajooh A, Ghobari Bonab B, shokoohi Yekta M. The Effectiveness of Resiliency based on Islamic Spirituality Training on Mental Health and Spiritual Resiliency among Mothers of Slow Pace (Mentally Retarded) Children. Armaghane danesh. 2016; 21 (5) :492-512
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