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The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of religious orientation (internal and external) and defense mechanisms on prediction of resiliency in Mothers of slow paced children. The research method is descriptive correlational. Study population: All mothers of slow paced children living in the city of Khorramabad, from among whom 100 patients were randomly chosen. Data collection instruments are as follow: Resiliency questionnaire developed by konovr and Davidson (2000), religious orientation questionnaire by Alport (1997) and defensive mechanism questionnaire by Andruz (1993). Data were analyzed with using coefficient Pearson's correlation and regression. The results showed that there is a significant positive correlation between resiliency and internal religious orientation (p=0/001), and there is a significant negative correlation between resiliency and external religious orientation (p=0/005). Also there is significant positive correlation between resiliency with mature defense mechanism (p<0/001), and there is significant negative correlation between immature defense mechanism (p<0/05) with neuroticism defense mechanisms (p<0/001). Also, the results of Stepwise regression showed that internal orientation has a positive effect on resiliency (p<0/001) and whatever mothers with slow paced children use more the internal religious orientation, their mental health will be promote, but this relationship will be stronger with the presence of mature defense mechanism. This study showed that mothers of slow paced children, whom use the internal religious orientation and the mature defense mechanisms, will have higher resiliency and more favorable general health.