Effectiveness of Therapy Reality , Positive Attitude and Mixed Model on Increasing Happiness of Blind Children Mothers

Zahra Gholami Haidarabadi
2014 Kuwait Chapter of Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review  
The present study compares effectiveness of therapy reality, positive attitude and mixed model through group method on increasing happiness of mothers with blind children in Tehran in 2012-2013 educational year. Method: the present study is a quasi-experimental research with pre-test post-test and control group. Participants include 60 mothers of blind children in Tehran selected with purposive sampling based on their score in Oxford happiness questionnaire (score less than the mean)
more » ... he mean) distributed randomly in four groups including three experiment and one control group. Covariance was used to analyse the data. Results: comparing with control group, therapy reality, positive attitude and mixed method meaningfully increased happiness of the mothers (P<0.05). In other words, not a difference was observed comparing reality therapy and positive attitude regarding their influence on happiness. Conclusion: mixed method was more effective on increasing the mothers' happiness than reality therapy and positive thinking.
doi:10.12816/0018334 fatcat:5no4emrm2rbhblw756zpv53coi