[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 7, Issue 4 (Winter 2019, Issue 26 2019) ::
Socialworkmag 2019, 7(4): 15-22 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of Meaning Therapy on the Meaning of Life of Female Adolescents without Parental or Adequate Parental Care in the Alternative Care Center of Tehran
Shima Peyman1, Mojtaba Sedaghat2
1- Islamic Azad university, Garmsar branch.
2- Islamic Azad university, Garmsar branch. , mavar1999@gmail.com
Abstract:   (2769 Views)
Introduction: Considering the important role which psychological interventions play in adolescents without parental  or adequate  parental care in the alternative care center, and since the acquisition of meaning is one of the most important components of adaptation to future crises in these groups, the present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of meaning therapy  on the meaning of life of Adolescents without parental  or adequate  parental care in the alternative care center.
Methods: This was a semi-experimental study. It is conducted in the form of posttest and pretest implemented on two experimental and control groups; the sample has consisted of all female adolescents without parental  or adequate  parental care in the alternative care center in 2017; among them, thirty adolescents were chosen based on available sampling and randomly assigned in two experimental and control groups; fifteen persons in each group. Wang's meaning in life questionary used as research instruments. The experimental group received twelve, ninety minutes sessions of meaning therapy while the experimental group received none. Finally, the data was collected and analyzed by SPSS software.
Results: The results of covariance analysis indicated that the treatment method in the experimental group had a significant effect on the existence of meaning and Search for meaning variables, and the posttest scores of the variables in the experimental group increased in comparison with the pretest scores.
Conclusions: The results of this study showed that meaning therapy has been effective in increasing the existence of meaning and search for the meaning of female adolescents without parental or adequate parental care in the Alternative Care Center. Based on the results of this study the lack of meaning in life is one of the important reasons of contrariness and psychological problems in adolescents, so using the meaning therapy could lead to the discovery of the meaning in life and an increase in health status.

 
Keywords: Meaning Therapy, Meaning of Life, Alternative Care Center
Full-Text [PDF 381 kb]   (1764 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/12/11 | Accepted: 2019/08/10 | Published: 2019/08/10
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML   Persian Abstract   Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

peyman S, sedaghat M. Effectiveness of Meaning Therapy on the Meaning of Life of Female Adolescents without Parental or Adequate Parental Care in the Alternative Care Center of Tehran. Socialworkmag 2019; 7 (4) :15-22
URL: http://socialworkmag.ir/article-1-385-en.html


Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 7, Issue 4 (Winter 2019, Issue 26 2019) Back to browse issues page
Quarterly Journal of Social Work
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.04 seconds with 30 queries by YEKTAWEB 4540