The interaction effectiveness of body psychotherapy and biofeedback on the neuropsychological action of self esteem and emotional intelligence in mothers of children with special learning disabilities

sarvi, marzieh and Ghanaee Chaman Abad, Ali and Abdkhodaee, Mohammad Saeed (2012) The interaction effectiveness of body psychotherapy and biofeedback on the neuropsychological action of self esteem and emotional intelligence in mothers of children with special learning disabilities. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 14 (56). pp. 23-314.

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Abstract

This research is designed to study the interaction effectiveness of body psychotherapy and biofeedback on the neuropsychological action of self-esteem and emotional intelligence in mothers of children with special learning disabilities.  Materials and Methods: This clinical trial with pre-post test design, was administered in 2010. All subjects (n=17) were mothers of children with learning disabilities in Mashhad, northeastern part of Iran, which randomly divided into experimental (n=7) and control (n=10) groups. Before beginning of the study, all subjects were evaluated by Self-esteem Inventory of Coopersmith and Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory. Experimental group was undergone a 3 month period of body psychotherapy (2 sessions every week, Ninety minutes, total sessions=24) and biofeedback (once every two weeks, total sessions=6). At the end of the experimental period, all subjects were re-evaluated by above mentioned tests. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was used to study the normality of findings of two groups. According to normal scores of self-esteem and emotional intelligence independent t-test with P Results: Self-esteem (P=0.042) and emotional intelligence (P=0.011) in the experimental group than control group were significantly increased.  Conclusion: The results indicate that body psychotherapy and biofeedback are effective methods to enhance self-esteem and emotional intelligence in mothers of children with special learning disabilities. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 19:17
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 19:17
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4472

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