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JHC 2019, 21(3): 212-222 Back to browse issues page
Effect of Family-centered Intervention Based on Quinn Program on Attachment of Preschool Children
M Bazoolnejad , J Mohammadzadeh , V Ahmadi , K Sayemiri , Sh Mami
Department of Social Science, Faculty of Human Science, Ilam University, Ilam, Iran
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Background & Aim: Recent studies indicate the importance of early childhood in future development of the child. The attachment between mother and child is the beginning of development in many cognitive and social areas. The threat of this mutual relationship negatively impacts the child’s ability for communication with outside world. The aim of this research was to determine the effect of family-centered intervention based on Quinn Program on preschool children attachment.
Methods: The research method in this study was quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest follow-up design and control group. The study population consisted of all mothers of 5- year- old children in kindergartens of district 3 of Tehran between 2017-2018. Among them, 80 mothers were selected by cluster sampling method and randomly assigned into two groups of 40 individuals. The research instrument was child attachment security questionnaire of attachment Q-set (1987). The experimental group was subjected to 17 sessions of 90-minute training with Quinn program. Data were analyzed using covariance analysis with repeated measures.
Results: The research showed that before the intervention, there was no significant difference in average attachment scores between two experimental and control groups, while after the intervention, there was a significant difference between the mean of attachment scores in two groups (p<0.01).
Conclusion: This intervention had a significant effect on the attachment of preschool children, so it is suggested that counselors and therapists to use this family-centered method based on Quinn program in order to improve the children attachment. 
Keywords: Family-centered Intervention, Quinn Program, Attachment, Preschool Children
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Type of Study: quasi-experimental |
Received: 2019/03/11 | Accepted: 2019/10/12 | Published: 2020/06/28
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Bazoolnejad M, Mohammadzadeh J, Ahmadi V, Sayemiri K, Mami S. Effect of Family-centered Intervention Based on Quinn Program on Attachment of Preschool Children. JHC. 2019; 21 (3) :212-222
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