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1- Department of psychology, Kish International Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kish island, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Alborz, Iran.
3- Department of psychology,RoudehenBranch, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen , Iran
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of acceptance-based therapy on psychological well-being and self-efficacy of schoolchildren with low vision in Tehran city.
Methods: This applied study emploed a quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design. The statistical population included all visually impaired male high school students of Tehran city. An available sampling approach was used to select the participants. After selection, participants were randomly assigned to two groups of treatment based on acceptance and commitment (n=15) and control (n=15). Data were collected using the Reef Psychological Well-Being and Schwarz and Jerusalem Self-Efficacy Questionnaires. Acceptance and commitment treatment (8 sessions of 45 minutes per week) was performed in the intervention group. Data were analyzed in SPSS software using multivariate analysis of variance test.
Results: There was a significant difference between the two groups of intervention and control in terms of psychological well-being and self-efficacy (P-Value<0.05). Also, the mean scores of psychological well-being and self-efficacy in the intervention group was significantly higher than the control group (P-Value<0.05).
Conclusion: Findings show that acceptance-based therapy is effective on psychological well-being and self-efficacy of low vision students..
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2020/12/27 | Accepted: 2021/05/25 | Published: 2021/05/31

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