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Safikhani F, Eftekhar Saadi Z, Naderi F, Marashian F S. Comparison of the Mindfulness and Imagery Rescripting and Reprocessing Therapy Effectiveness on Self-Efficacy among Mothers of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Iranian Evolutionary and Educational Psychology. 2021; 3 (4) :432-446
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1- PhD Student, Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran
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This study aims to compare the effect of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and Imagery Rescripting and Reprocessing Therapy on self-caring mothers of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in 2019. The statistical population of the study is 105 mothers of children with an autism spectrum disorder in two schools of Ahvaz, of which 45 mothers are randomly selected and 15 people are divided into three groups. The type of research is applied based on purpose whereas the data collection method is based on field and quasi-experimental research, along with pre-test-post-test with the control group. Research tools consist of Long-Form Neff Self-Compassion Questionnaire (2003), Measuring Hall and Edwards (1986), Spirituality Training, et al. (2010), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Protocol (2003), and Imagery Rescripting and Reprocessing Protocol with Processing Cognitive by Smucker (1995). The results obtained from analysis of covariance by SPSS software version 24 show that mindfulness-based method with the simultaneous effect of group type and test status of (p = 0.00), F = 58.31, the effect size of 0.510, and also Imagery Rescripting and Reprocessing with cognitive processing with the simultaneous effect of type Experimental group and condition. (p = 0.00) and (F = 40.36) have an effect on self-compassion of mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder that the effect size is 0.394 and more than the error level of 0.05. Therefore, it indicates that there is no difference between the two treatments on self-compassion of mothers of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Educational Psychology
Received: 2020/09/20 | Accepted: 2021/02/6 | Published: 2021/12/1

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