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@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/10003546,
  title    = {The Effectiveness of Solution-Focused Group Therapy on Improving Depressed Mothers of Child Abuser Families },
  author    = {Roya Maqami and  Kaveh Qaderi Bagajan and  Mohammad Mahdi Yousefi and  Saeed Moradi},
  country   = {Iran, Islamic Republic Of},
  institution={Allameh Tabataba’i University },
  abstract  = {The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy of solution-focused group therapy on improving the depressed mothers of child abuser families. This study was carried out in the form of a semi-pilot, pre-test and post-test on two groups (experimental and control). Subjects include all mothers and their children that are the members of Shush and Naser Khosro child home. Beck Depression Inventory and Child Trauma Questionnaire were used to collect data. First, child abuse questionnaire was completed by children, Then Beck Depression Inventory was completed by their mothers that 22 of them were recognized as depressed and randomly divided in two groups of experimental and control. After applying pre-test for both of these groups, the intervention of solution- focused group therapy was performed in five sessions on experimental group. Finally, post-test was applied on both groups and subsequently in a month, follow-up test was performed. T-test, multivariate variance, and repeated measurement analysis of variance were used to analyze the data. According to the findings, it can be concluded that this therapy leads to the improvement of depressed mother's mood. As a result, the intervention of solution-focused group therapy is useful in order to improve the depressing mood of mothers of child abuser families.
},
  {International Journal of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences },  volume    = {10},
  number    = {1},
  year      = {2016},
  pages     = {291 - 295},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/10003546},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=109},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 109, 2016},
}