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2 استاد، گروه روانشناسی بالینی، دانشگاه شیراز، شیراز، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Mental retardation is a problem which affects the family’s foundation. By giving birth to a retarded child the parents’ psychological performance becomes disturbed. Two psychological components attended in this process are social adaption and psychological resiliency. Therefore, the present study was conducted to investigate the effect of Islamic logo therapy on the improvement of social adaptation and resiliency in the mothers of mentally retarded children.
Material and methods: the present study was a semi-experimental research with pretest, post-test and control group type. The statistical population of the study included mothers of mentally retarded children in Isfahan. In order to do the study 45 mothers of mentally retarded children were selected through purposive sampling method. The experimental groups took part in 9 ninety-minute sessions of Islamic logo therapy. The applied instruments were the questionnaires of social adaptation and resiliency. The data were analyzed through ANCOVA.
Findings: the results indicated that teaching Islamic logo therapy leads to a significant difference in the mean of post-test scores in the experimental group in both variables of social adaptation (p<0/01) and resiliency( p<0/01).
Conclusion: Islamic logo therapy causes the mothers of mentally retarded children to significantly improve in the components of social adaptation and psychological resiliency, and it leads to better social adaptation and higher resiliency in the process of personal and social life despite having a retarded child.