The Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Training Program on Rumination, Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem in Mothers of Children with Intellectual Disabilities
The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of emotion regulation training program on rumination, life satisfaction and self-esteem of mothers with children with intellectual disabilities. The method of this study was semi-experimental with pre-test and post-test and control and experimental groups. The statistical population of the study was all mothers with children with intellectual disability in Mehrdasht area of Isfahan that 50 people were present. Among them, 40 people were selected by available sampling method. The instruments used in this study included Hoxma and Morrow questionnaire (1991), Diener et al. life satisfaction scale (1985) and Rosenberg self-esteem questionnaire (1965). The results showed that emotion regulation training program improved rumination (β=86.19), life satisfaction (β=56.39) and improved self-esteem (β=115.71) in mothers of children with intellectual disabilities. Therefore, it is possible to take an effective step toward life satisfaction by incorporating emotion regulation training on mental health of mothers of children with intellectual disabilities.
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