11-PhD in Psychology. Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Bushehr, Bushehr, Iran. Email: email@example.com
22-MSc in Psychology. Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Bushehr, Bushehr, Iran.
Ezat Deyreh , PhD in Psychology. Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Bushehr, Bushehr, Iran. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
Background: Emotion-regulation is a process which helps to adjust the emotions either consciously or unconsciously. This study aimed to investigate effectiveness of emotion-regulation training on resilience, psychological well-being and quality of life among mothers having mentally disabled children.
Materials and methods: The study was semi-experimental with pretest-posttest design and control group. The statistical population included all mothers having mentally disabled children under auspices of the Welfare Authorities of Bushehr in 2017-18. 30 mothers were selected by convenience sampling method. They were divided into two groups including experimental and control (n1=n2=15). Data collection was conducted using resilience, psychological well-being and quality of life questionnaires. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and Multivariable Analysis of Covariance as well as SPSS version 26.
Findings: The results indicated a significant difference between mean scores of resilience, psychological well-being as well as quality of life among subjects of experimental and control groups in posttest step (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Emotion-regulation training seems to be an efficient and promising way due to its nature for treatment and work with mothers having mentally disabled child.
emotion-regulation training, resilience, psychological well-being, quality of life.