عنوان مقاله [English]
Given the adjustment problems of mothers of autistic children, the present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of quality of life based on Islamic spiritual therapy on the social adjustment of mothers with autistic children. The statistical population included all the mothers of children with autism disorder referring to the Ardakan city’s Rahetarbiat center in 2018. From the statistical population of the study, 4 people were selected by convenience sampling. The Bell Social Adjustment Questionnaire was used. Participants during 8 sessions were instructed the quality of life based on Islamic spiritual therapy. The questionnaires were implemented at the first session (baseline), third, fifth, and eighths session to measure social adjustment of the mothers. Using analytical method and repeated measures variance analysis, data were analyzed. Results showed that treatment of quality of life based on spirituality has a significant effect on social adjustment of mothers with Autistic children in Ardakan city. Results indicated that quality of life based on Islamic spiritual therapy help to improve mental health of mothers of autistic children, including their social adjustment.