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A'shouri M, Jalil-Abkenar S S, Pourmohammadreza-Tajrishi M. Investigation of the Effectiveness of Emotional Intelligence Training on the Self-esteem and Mental Health in Boy Deaf Students. Archives of Rehabilitation. 2014; 15 (1) :3-12
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1311-en.html

1- Ph.D student University of tehran
2- M. Sc. University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences
3- Ph.D Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , mpmrtajrishi@gmail.com
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Objective: The purpose of the present research was to investigation of the effectiveness of emotional intelligence training on the self-esteem of deaf students in Tehran province.

Materials & Methods: The present research was an experimental study by pre-test, post-test design with control group. The study population included of boys deaf students from secondary schools (2ed grade) in Tehran province. Subjects were selected randomly by cluster sampling method. In this study were participated 40 students. Subjects were divided into two groups by randomly (experimental and control group), each of which was consisted of 20 students. Experimental group received emotional intelligence training in 12 sessions while control group did not. The instruments of present research were Wechsler intelligence scale for children and Cooper Smith self-esteem questionnaire. The obtained data were statistically analyzed by MANCOVA.

Results: The findings of this research showed that there was significant increase in self-esteem scores mean of experimental group in the post intervention in comparison with control group (P<0.05). Also scores mean of experimental group increased significantly in ego self-esteem, social self-esteem, family self-esteem and academic self-esteem (P<0.05).

Conclusion: The emotional intelligence training program led to improvement the self-esteem and their subscales of deaf students. Therefore, planning for providing of emotional intelligence training is a particular importance.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Exceptional Children Psychology
Received: 28/06/2013 | Accepted: 12/11/2013 | Published: 21/03/2014

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