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Abdollah-Zadeh M, Adib-Sereshki N, Pourmohammadreza-Tajrishi M, Bakhshi E. The Theory of Mind and Socialization, Communication and Living Skills of Students with Intellectual Disability. jrehab. 2012; 13 (1) :33-38
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-720-en.html
1- University of Welfare & Rehabilitation Siences, Tehran, Iran. , n.adib@hotmail.com
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Objective: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between Theory of mind and socialization, communication and living skills (adaptive behaviors) in students with intellectual disability.

Materials & Methods: This study that took place with a correlation method including 60 students with intellectual disability (30 boys and 30 girls). In order to collect the data for theory of mind, 38-item TOM test were used. Data of socialization, communication and living skills was gathered by Vinland Adaptive Behavior Scale.

Results: Correlation between level 2 of theory of mind and socialization was significant (P=0.005) but there were not a significant correlation between the levels of theory of mind and communication and living skills (P>0.05).

Conclusion: When the conception of primary false belief (level 2 in theory of mind) increases, the scores for socialization skills increases too.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Exceptional Children Psychology
Received: 3/01/2011 | Accepted: 19/10/2011 | Published: 15/10/2015

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