نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 استادیار دانشکده روانشناسی دانشگاه تهران
2 دانشجوی دکتری روانشناسی دانشگاه علوم و تحقیقات آزاد اسلامی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background and Objective: Diabetes is a common chronic disease of childhood that manages and controls the disease and treatment requirements have high impact on quality of life of parents (especially the mother as the primary caregiver) and child. This study has aimed to predict the quality of life of mothers of children with diabetes.
Methods: This is a descriptive study of 90 mothers of children with diabetes patients Diabetes Association Tehran were selected by convenience sampling method and an Iranian version of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire (IRQOL) and Folkman and Lazarus Coping Strategies Questionnaire completed. The data was analyzed by Pearson correlation and stepwise regression analysis using SPSS 20 software.
Results: The results showed that there is a positive relationship between quality of life and self-control components and there is negative relationship between component and escape accountability and avoid and each of the above components was predictor of mothers' quality of life(P<0.05).
Conclusion: The results suggested that interventions about training of adaptive coping strategies can be taken to improve the quality of life.