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Effectiveness of Anger Control Training on Resiliency, Happiness and General Health in Veterans’ Sons
M.H. Hosseini 1, S. Khavari2, M. Bozorgi Kasgari3, M. Shahmoradi Pileh Rood4
1- Department of Business Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran , ri_hosseini@yahoo.com
2- Department of Business Management, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
3- Janbazan Medical and Engineering Research Center (JMERC), Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Humanities, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Islamshahr University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (239 Views)
Aims: The stress of war is not limited to the wartime period, but also triggers chronic and acute reactions after the war, characterized by psychological and physical damage. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of anger management training on resilience, happiness and general health of veterans’ sons.
Material & Methods: The research was quasi-experimental with pretest and posttest with case and control groups. The number of samples required for this study was 30 male students of the veteran child of the second high school of Shahed school in Kerman in 2018, in which 15 people were randomly assigned to the case group and 15 to the control group. Anger control training was conducted for 12 sessions in the case group. To collect the required data in both pre-test and post-test stages, 4 trait-anger expression questionnaires (STAXI-2), Conor-Davidson Resilience Questionnaire (C-DRS), Patterson Happiness Questionnaire and General Health Questionnaire were used. The collected data were analyzed using analysis of covariance and SPSS 23 software.
Findings: There was a significant difference between case and control groups in terms of resilience, happiness and general health scores after presenting the independent variable (anger management training) (p<0.001), so that the effect of anger control on resilience variable 60%, Happiness 41% and general health 65%.
Conclusion: Anger management training is effective in increasing resilience, happiness and general health of veterans’ sons.
Keywords: Anger Training, Resilience, Happiness, General Health
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology of Veterans or Handicapped
Received: 2020/02/14 | Accepted: 2020/08/9 | Published: 2020/09/28
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Hosseini M, Khavari S, Bozorgi Kasgari M, Shahmoradi Pileh Rood M. Effectiveness of Anger Control Training on Resiliency, Happiness and General Health in Veterans’ Sons. Iran J War Public Health. 2020; 12 (2) :75-84
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