The Effectiveness of Social Skill Training on Hearing Impaired Students

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Guita Movallali 1 , Abas Mahvashe-Wernosfaderani 2 , *

1 Department of Psychology, School of Behavioral Sciences, Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Scien ces University, Tehran, Iran

2 MA of Psychology, School of Behavioral Sciences,Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Scien ces University, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Movallali G, Mahvashe-Wernosfaderani A . The Effectiveness of Social Skill Training on Hearing Impaired Students, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2014 ; 16(9):-.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 16 (9)
Published Online: April 09, 2013
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: January 01, 2013
Accepted: January 16, 2013

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Abstract

Background: The hearing impairment child is at risk the loneliness living and the lost of social discussion coequals partnership. The purpose of this research was to determine the effectiveness of social skills training on decreasing the social phobia of students with hearing impairment.

Materials and Methods: In this study, students with hearing impairment were randomly selected and the pre-test of SPIN was completed by them. Post-test for SPIN were administered immediately after intervention. To evaluate participant’s performance after a period of one month from the end of the instruction, both groups were reassessed.

Results: Result of the follow-up scores show that after removing the effect of pre-test, there is statistically significant difference (F=11.371, p<0.001) between the scores of both group in follow-up position.

Conclusion: Social skills training significantly decreased the social phobia in students with hearing impairment.

Keywords

Hearing Impaired Social Skills Social Phobia

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