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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.hrjbaq.2.1.17

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Abyar Z, Rahimi E, Ahmadi Nasrabad Sofla S, Maredpour A, Zamani N. Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Training on Mental Health of Mothers by Children with Mental Disorders . hrjbaq. 2017; 2 (1) :17-23
URL: http://hrjbaq.ir/article-1-100-en.html

Department of Psychology, Young Researchers and Elite Club, Hamadan Branch of Islamic Azad University, Hamadan, Iran , (n.zamani1367@yahoo.com)
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Introduction: Mental health not only causes to inefficiency of psychiatric patients; but also highly affects on their families and disrupt their performance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching emotion regulation on the mental health of mothers by children with mental disorders.

Materials and Methods: Among families of children with mental disorders in Hamadan city, 34 families were selected and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. The experimental group received 12 sessions of emotion regulation interventions, but control group did not received any intervention. Data analyzed via descriptive and co-variance methods and P ≤ 0.05 considered as significant difference.

Results: The results showed that after the intervention; there was a significant difference between experimental and control groups about mental health (P = 0.001). Also; our results showed that these changes preserved during follow-up duration.

Conclusions: In the field of treatment and dealing with people suffering from mental illness, emotion regulation training due to its nature seems to be effective.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/11 | Revised: 2017/02/3 | Accepted: 2016/11/29 | Published: 2017/01/10 | ePublished: 2017/01/10

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