عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of child-based mindfulness training on the happiness and social anxiety in hearing-impaired children. the present study was quasi-experimental with pretest, posttest, control group and forty-five-day follow-up design. The statistical population included all 86 eight-to-eleven-year-old hearing-impaired children in academic year 2018-19 in zones 2, 3, 5, and 6. 30 hearing-impaired children were selected through purposive sampling method and were randomly accommodated into experiment and control groups (each group consisted of 15 children). The experiment group received ten seventy-five-minute child-based mindfulness intervention sessions during two-and-a-half months. The applied questionnaire in this study included Happiness Questionnaire (HP) and Multidimensional Scale of Children's Anxiety (MSCA). The data from the study were analyzed through repeated measurement ANOVA via SPSS23 software. The result showed that child-based mindfulness training has significant effect on the happiness and social anxiety in hearing-impaired children (p<0.001) in a way that this intervention led to the increase of happiness and decrease of social anxiety in these children. according to the findings of the present study it can be concluded that training child-based mindfulness can be applied as an efficient therapy to improve happiness and decrease social anxiety in hearing-impaired children through employing techniques such as mindful thoughts, emotions and behaviors and being present in the moment.