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1- MA in Counseling, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, Islamic Azad University, Roudehen, Iran , rezakhani@riau.ac.ir
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Cancer is one of chronic diseases. People with cancer need permanent treatment and care and this causes the patient and their families to be in difficult situation. The purpose of this study was to investigate the increase of hope and anger management of mothers with children with cancer through life skills training (interpersonal relationship, problem solving, and anger control).
 This research was a quasi-experimental research with pretest-posttest and control group. The statistical population of this study was all mothers with children with cancer in MAHAK who were treated in the second half of 1396 and the first half of 1397 (by the end of April) with cancer patients. A total of 36 people who received the lowest score in Schneider Hope Scale (1991) and Spielberger State - Trait Anger Expression Inventory (1999) were voluntarily assigned to the sample group and randomly assigned to two experimental and control groups. life skills (interpersonal relationships, problem solving, anger control) training was taught in 7 sessions of 90 minutes and weekly to the experimental group. After the training, both experimental and control groups were subjected to post-test.
The results of multivariate covariance analysis indicated that interpersonal relationships, problem solving and anger control skills training is effective in increasing hope and anger management of mothers with children with cancer.
Overall, the finding of this research showed as an effective method that learning of above life skills is effective on anger reduce and increase of hope.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/08/6 | Accepted: 2020/11/14 | Published: 2021/02/6

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