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JCMH 2017, 4(3): 60-68 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Communication Skills Training to Mothers on Reducing Behavioral Problems in Children 4 to 6 Years Old
Zahra Mohammadi * , Bita Hashemi , Shirin Fazel-Dehkordi
Islamic Azad University of Isfahan (Khorasgan)
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Background and Purpose: Family is the first social environment in which the personality of each person is founded and the lack of attention of parents to the health of the child's mental and emotional environment due to lack of communication skills increases the likelihood of psychological and behavioral problems. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of teaching communication skills to mothers on behavioral problems in children aged 4-6 years
Method: The research method is semi-experimental with pre-test-post-test design and control group. The sample consisted of 30 mothers with children with behavioral problems in the city of Lanjan who were selected by available sampling method. Children's behavioral questionnaire (Rutter, 1967). The mothers of the experimental group underwent 9 sessions of 60 minutes of communication skills interventions, while the control group did not receive any interventions. For data analysis, covariance analysis was used.
Results: The results of one-way covariance analysis have shown that communication-based interventions have reduced the behavioral problems of children in the experimental group (P <0.001).
Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, it is necessary to pay attention to the causes of children's behavioral problems, especially in the family, and to apply appropriate educational programs by specialists in order to prevent the occurrence of these problems.
Keywords: Communication skills, behavioral problems
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/04/6 | Accepted: 2017/09/11 | Published: 2018/01/17
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Mohammadi Z, Hashemi B, Fazel-Dehkordi S. The Effectiveness of Communication Skills Training to Mothers on Reducing Behavioral Problems in Children 4 to 6 Years Old. JCMH. 2017; 4 (3) :60-68
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فصلنامه سلامت روان کودک Quarterly Journal of Child Mental Health
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