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Investigating The Relationship Between Parents' Quality Of Life And Social Adjustment Of Mentally Retarded Children
Zahra Sadeqi *
M.A. in Curriculum Planning, Payame Noor University, Ray Center, Tehran,
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Background: The present study is applied in terms of purpose and is descriptive-analytical in terms of method and uses a questionnaire. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between parents' quality of life and social adjustment of mentally retarded children.
Method : The statistical population was mothers of mentally retarded children in Tehran, with a sample of 50 people. The validity of the questionnaire questions was confirmed by professors and experts, its reliability was calculated by Cronbach's alpha test of 0.78. SPSS software was used to analyze the data obtained from the questionnaire. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test showed that the data were abnormal. Finally, the non-parametric Spearman test was used to test the research hypotheses.
Results : The results of Spearman test showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between parents' quality of life and social adjustment of mentally retarded children with 95% confidence level.
Conclusion: According to the final result of the research, with the increase of the perceived social support of the parents, the social adjustment of the children with educable mental disabilities also increases. Also, as the level of education of parents has increased, so has the level of social adjustment of children.
Keywords: Quality Of Life, Parents, Social Adjustment, Mentally Retarded Children.
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Sadeqi Z. Investigating The Relationship Between Parents' Quality Of Life And Social Adjustment Of Mentally Retarded Children. Int J Med Invest. 2021; 10 (4) :108-113
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