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PhD student in Educational Management ,Expert of Educational Planning, Center of Educational Research and Development, Lorestan University of Medical sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
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Background: The present study was to evaluate effectiveness of positive therapeutic program on psychological well-being in women with ADHD children.
Materials and Methods:  This study was quasi-experimental and pretest-posttest with control group kind. The study sample consisted of 50 mothers in 2015-2016. Convenience sampling was applied to select the participants. Participants were quite randomly divided into two groups of 25 individuals. These groups were randomly divided into two groups of experimental and control groups. The experimental group received positive program and the control group received no intervention. The therapeutic packages of the positive were conducted for six sessions. Before and after the experiment all of the participants responded to the psychological well-being questionnaire. Three months after the experiment, i.e. the follow-up stage, in order to check storage of the program's effects, the participants answered the instrument. The data were analyzed by covariance (MANCOVA) test using SPSS 18.0.
Results: The results of this study showed that positive program resulted significant effect in all of six components of psychological well-being. It should be noted that all of the results were significant at (p< 0.05) (DF 48, 2) and its effect maintain three months after the experiment (p< 0.05).
Conclusion: Regarding to results, the positive therapeutic program can be effective in decreasing psychological problems. Also, this program is useful in promoting mental health among mothers with psychological problems such as ADHD. 
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2017/09/26 | Accepted: 2017/09/26 | Published: 2017/09/26