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JHC 2019, 21(2): 117-125 Back to browse issues page
The role of Attachment to God and Emotional Maturation in Prediction of Self Compassion of Deaf Children’s Mothers
M Anjomani , S Taklavi
Department of Psychology, School of Humanities, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran
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Background & objectives: One of the most challenging aspects of being a mother is managing the emotions aroused when caring of a special child. The purpose of this study was to determine the role of attachment to God and emotional maturity in predicting the self-compassion in mothers of deaf children.
Methods: The method of study was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population included all mothers with deaf children aged between 3 and 10 years’ old who referred to rehabilitation centers under the supervision of welfare organization of Ardabil province. The samples included 60 mothers who were selected using convenient sampling method. The research tool was scales for measurement of attachment to God, emotional maturity and self-compassion. Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regressions were used to analyze the data in SPSS software.
Results: Results showed that there were significant correlations between attachment to God (r=0.81, p<0.001), haven of safety (r=0.43, p<0.001), positive perception of God (r=0.09, p<0.05) and emotional instability (r=0.38, p<0.05) with self-compassion. Regression analysis showed that attachment to God was able to predict 81% of the self-compassion variance in mothers of deaf children.
Conclusion: According to the findings, one can conclude that attachment to God and emotional stability are important variables in the mental health of mothers with deaf children. Therefore, the training should be provided to create a secure attachment to God and emotional stability in parents of deaf children.
Keywords: Attachment to God, Emotional Maturation, Self-Compassion, Mothers of Deaf Children
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Type of Study: correlation design | Subject: Psychiatric Nursing
Received: 2019/01/7 | Accepted: 2019/04/6 | Published: 2019/06/21
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Anjomani M, Taklavi S. The role of Attachment to God and Emotional Maturation in Prediction of Self Compassion of Deaf Children’s Mothers. JHC. 2019; 21 (2) :117-125
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