European Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 95--98

Effects of positive couple therapy on hope of mothers of children with special needs


Zahra Ajirak1, Majid Zavvar2, Maedeh Babazadeh Shahsavar2 
1 Faculty of Psychology and Education, Payam Noor University of Najaf Abad, Isfahan, Iran
2 Faculty of Psychology and Education, Tabriz Azad University, Tabriz, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Zahra Ajirak
Payam Noor University of Najaf Abad, Isfahan
Iran

Hope has a vital role in human health and well-being. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of positive couple therapy on improving satisfaction of mothers of children with special needs. A quasi-experimental method with pretest, posttest, and follow-up with control group was adopted in this study. Among mothers of children with disabilities in Isfahan, 24 students were selected through purposive sampling and then randomly assigned to experimental and control groups (n = 12 for each group). Snyder«SQ»s Adult Hope Scale was used for collecting data. Results showed hope of mothers of children with special needs who received the intervention had significantly increased. However, it can be concluded that couple therapy with positive prospective is effective in increasing hope of mothers of children with special needs in Isfahan.


How to cite this article:
Ajirak Z, Zavvar M, Shahsavar MB. Effects of positive couple therapy on hope of mothers of children with special needs.Eur J Psychol Educ Studies 2015;2:95-98


How to cite this URL:
Ajirak Z, Zavvar M, Shahsavar MB. Effects of positive couple therapy on hope of mothers of children with special needs. Eur J Psychol Educ Studies [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Sep 24 ];2:95-98
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