Effect of positive psychotherapy on psychological well-being of divorce children

Maryam Sarrami, Alimohamad Nazari, Abdolrahim Kassayi
2018 Journal of Research & Health  
Couples' divorce disrupts family foundation and can cause serious damage on children's growth and formation of healthy personality. Hence, the majority of these children are in need of psychological rehabilitation programs. The aim of this study was to investigate effect of positive group psychotherapy on psychological well-being of divorce children. Two samples of 12 participants randomly for control and experimental groups were selected among all of second high school students of divorce.
more » ... nts of divorce. Participants of experimental group participated in positiveoriented group intervention during 8 sessions of 75 minutes but control group did not receive intervention. Data were collected by using scale of psychological well-being 84-item. experimental group increased in posttest significantly. This means that performed intervention as a group was effective in improving psychological well-being. The findings of this study indicate that positive group psychotherapy can help children of divorce flourish their capabilities better than before and can be used as a good option for psychological rehabilitation of this injured group. How to cite this article: Sarrami M, Nazari A, Kassayi A. The effectiveness of positive psychotherapy on psychological well-being of children of divorce. J Research Health2018; 8(4): 298-304.
doi:10.29252/jrh.8.4.298 fatcat:34ohjjwm7bcchawept52dzgibq