The Effectiveness of Parenting Education based on Acceptance and Commitment on Anger and Emotional Self - Regulation of Mothers of Children with ADHD

Document Type : Original Article


MA. of Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Ahar Branch, Tabriz, Iran.


Objective This study aimed to evaluate parenting education's effectiveness based on acceptance and commitment on anger and emotional self-regulation of mothers of children with ADHD.
Methods   The research design was quasi-experimental and a pre-test-post-test design with a control group. The statistical population of this study was all mothers with children with ADHD who were referred to psychiatric clinics affiliated to Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in 1398. The statistical sample consisted of 30 mothers who were selected using the purposive sampling method and randomly divided into intervention and control groups (15 mothers for each group). Spielberger anger and Larsen and Prize Mike questionnaires were used in gathering the data. Data were analyzed by analysis of covariance.
Results  The results showed that parenting education based on acceptance and commitment approach has an effect on mothers' anxiety and emotional self-regulation and reduces anger and increases emotional self-regulation in mothers.
Conclusion   Therefore, parenting education based on acceptance and commitment approach can increase mothers' emotional self-regulation.


Volume 1, Issue 2
September 2021
Pages 28-35
  • Receive Date: 19 July 2021
  • Revise Date: 17 September 2021
  • Accept Date: 15 September 2021
  • First Publish Date: 15 September 2021