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Effectiveness of psychodrama with pantomime on the social adjustment of deaf female students
Salar Faramarzi 1, Mohammad Reza Moradi1, Bahareh Motamedi1
1- Department of Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
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Background and Aim: Deaf children face several compatibility issues because of their hearing impairment. The present study aims to investigate the effectiveness of psychodrama using pantomime on the social adjustment of 12-15-year-old deaf female students in Isfahan.

Methods: For this study, an experimental design was used with a pre-test and post-test and a control group. Thirty deaf subjects (12-15-year-olds) in Isfahan were selected randomly and allocated to experimental and control groups. To gather information, Rao’s Social Maturity Scale was used. The data were analyzed by the multivariate analysis of covariance s tatistical method (SPSS version 21).

Results: Our findings revealed that there was a significant difference between the performances of deaf students of both the groups in the post-test on social adjustment (p=0.0001).

Conclusion: The use of psychodrama increased the rate of social adjustment in deaf students.

Keywords: Deaf, social adjustment, psychodrama, pantomime
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2014/10/5 | Accepted: 2015/01/20 | Published: 2015/02/25

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