Volume 19, Issue 87 (5-2020)                   علوم روانشناختی 2020, 19(87): 329-338 | Back to browse issues page


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Sheykholeslami A, Taghizadeh Hir S, Honarmand Ghojabeyglou P, Moradiyan A. Comparing the emotional well - being, marital intimacy and quality of life of mothers of children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder and mothers of normal children. علوم روانشناختی. 2020; 19 (87) :329-338
URL: http://psychologicalscience.ir/article-1-597-en.html
University of Mohaghegh Ardabili
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Background: Studies on quality of life, mental health and anxiety and depression in parents of children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder have been conducted. But the main issue is that research comparing emotional well-being, marital intimacy, and quality of life of mothers of children with ADHD with mothers of normal children has been neglected.
Aims: The aim of this study was to compare the emotional well-being, marital intimacy and quality of life of mothers of children with ADHD with mothers of normal children. Method: This study was a descriptive causal-comparative study. The statistical population of the study consisted of all mothers of children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder and mothers of normal children in Ardebil in 2015-2016. Mothers with children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder and 60 mothers with normal children were selected as the sample. Data were analyzed using the revised Conner Parent-Short Form Rating Scale (Conners, 1999), Clinical Interview, Emotional Well-being Componentschr('39') of Keyes and Magyaromo Subjective Well-being Questionnaire (2003), Bougarosechr('39')s Marital Intimacy Questionnaire (2001), and the Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire. Global Health-Short Form (1998) was collected. Multivariate analysis of variance was used to analyze the data. Results: The results showed that emotional well-being, marital intimacy and quality of life of mothers of children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder were significantly lower than normal mothers (P<0/01). Conclusions: Mothers of children with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder have lower levels of emotional well-being, marital intimacy, and quality of life than mothers of normal children
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/01/7 | Accepted: 2020/03/24 | Published: 2020/03/27

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