عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Many families involve problems due to have mental retardation child. Excessive stress and adjustment problems is only limited number of issues related to mental retardation diagnose in children. One of the appropriate strategies to promote mental health is resiliency. Resilience is the human ability to adapt in the face of diseases, adversity, hardship and ongoing significant life stressors.
This study has been done for the purpose of evaluating effect of resilience training on stress of mothers whose have children suffering mental retardation.
Method: the statistical population of the study was all mothers of mental retardation children had educational files in Milad School during the years 1397-1398.
The applied method was a semi-experimental design, consisting pretest- post test, and along with a control group. By available sampling, 30 mothers selected; they were put in 2 groups by random 15 of them in experimental group and 15 others in control group. Questionnaires of stress of Abedin and Goldberg mental health questionnaire were utilized for the both ones.
The consequences of 8 session’s resilience training, through Covariance analysis(0/01 significance level), appeared that the mothers under the certain training have more promoted in increasing mental health and reduced stress than the mothers did not enjoy those trainings.
The resilience training is associated with meaningful effect on reducing stress and increasing mental health of mothers