Relationship between attachment style and life expectancy in mothers of sons with educable intellectually disability

taheri, mohamad (2012) Relationship between attachment style and life expectancy in mothers of sons with educable intellectually disability. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 14 (53). pp. 24-35.

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Abstract

The purpose of study was to determine the relationship between attachment style and life expectancy in mothers of sons with educable intellectually disability. Â Materials and Methods: In this correlation study, all of mothers (N=127) whose sons were in special education in Shiraz were selected. Subjects completed adult attachment questionnaire (AAS) and scale of life expectancy (AHS). Data were analyzed by with Spearman correlation coefficient and one-way analysis of variance. Â Results: Findings showed positive and significant (P<0.001) correlation between life expectancy and secured attachment style in mothers. There was also a negative and significant (P<0.001) correlation with unsecured (avoidant and ambivalent) attachment style. Â Conclusion: Life expectancy may improve in mothers with secured attachment style and decrease in those with unsecure (avoidant and ambivalent) attachment style. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 13:45
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 13:45
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4576

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