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Kabiri M, Haghani Zemydani M, Khazan K, Shafiee H. Effect of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Mothers of Aggressive daughters on Aggression Reduction among their Daughters: A Quasi-experimental Study. mejds. 2017; 7 :80-80
URL: http://jdisabilstud.ir/article-1-698-en.html
1- Isfahan University
2- Allameh Tabatabae'i University
3- University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences
4- Islamic Azad University Bushehr
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Objective: Mother personality characteristics, psychological problems, and the type of relationship between mother and child are different aspects of parenting - a significant contribution to the development of children with externalizing disorders. Cognitive - behavioral intervention therapy is thought to reduce the frequency and severity aggressive and violent behavior. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of cognitive- behavioral therapy for mothers of aggressive daughters on reducing aggressive and violent behavior among their daughters.
Methods: This study employed a quasi-experimental pre-test and post-test control group design. The study population was all mothers of daughters studying in secondary schools in Shahriar-Iran.  The participants-selected through convenience sampling- were 32 mothers, who were assigned to control and experiment groups in equal numbers. The entrance criteria were the risk of psychological illness, being in the age range 30-45 years, not receiving psychological services from other centers, and having a diploma of higher degree. Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) And Achenbach Adolescent self-evaluation questionnaire (YSR) were used for data collection. The experimental group was trained for 8 sessions of 2 hours in cognitive – behavioral training; while the control group did not receive any training. The data were analyzed by means of Univariate Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA).
Results: Analysis of the results showed that the mean difference between the two groups were significant (P<0.05). So it is concluded that cognitive – behavioral training reduced aggressive and violent behavior of intervention group significantly. Aggression and violations behaviors scores of intervention group in all sub-scales were also significantly lower in post-test compared to control group (p<0.001). Results also indicate that there was a significant difference between experimental and control groups in terms of aggression and violations. The results showed that Cognitive Behavioral training for Mothers reduced their daughters’ aggressive and violent behavior (P<0/001).
Conclusion: The results suggested that CBT performed can be effective in reducing aggression and violations among the girls whose mothers had received the therapy.

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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2016/08/20 | Accepted: 2017/04/19

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