Volume 3, Issue 146 (9-2017)                   Exceptional Education 1396, __(146): 15-22 | Back to browse issues page

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The Relationship between Perceived Social Support and Resilience with Psychological Distress in Mothers of Exceptional Children. Exceptional Education. 2017; 3 (146) :15-22
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Abstract:   (766 Views)
Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between perceived social support and resilience with psychological distress in mothers of exceptional children in Khoram Abad City.
Method: The research was the correlation method. The population consisted of all mothers of exceptional children in Khoram Abad City and sample consisted of 204 mothers of exceptional children who were selected using proposed sampling. To measure the variables of questionnaire psychological distress (Lavbond, 1995), multi dimensional scale of perceived social support (Zimet, 1988), resiliency scale (Conner and Davidson, 2003) were used. To analyze the data, Pearson's correlation and multiple regressions were used.
Results: The results showed a significant relationship between perceived social support and resilience with psychological distress in mother's exceptional children. The regression results perceived social support and resilience 17% of stress, 60% of depression, and 50% of anxiety in mothers of exceptional children.
Conclusion: Based on these findings, through the consultation can help mothers of exceptional children to have social support and can cope with psychological stress.
 
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Mental Retarded
Received: 2017/Jul/Tue | Revised: 2018/Jan/Wed | Accepted: 2017/Jul/Wed | Published: 2018/Jan/Mon | ePublished: 2018/Jan/Mon

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