Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Intervention to Raise the Awareness of Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Al-Nasiriya City

1Sadeq Abd Ali Fayyadh, Raad Kareem Faraj


Background: Autism spectrum disorder ASD This disorder com-bines organic disease with behavioral disorder, and appears in children at an early age and affects the work of the digestive system, the immune system, endocrine stock and other parts of the body, according to the severity of the injury, which is not similar from one child to another, so its toxicity a broad spectrum. Objectives: The main objective of this study is to determine the effect-iveness of an intervention based on the efficiency of complete mental focus to raise awareness of child care activities with autism spectrum disorder. Methodology: A quasi-experimental study was conducted at Thi Qar Autism Center in the city of Nasiriya. From 27th October, 2019 to August 15, 2020. Results: The results of the study indicate that there are differences with the high test between the previous and post-test in the experimental group (the study group) in the main general axes with regard to improving the effic-iency of mental focus and thus raising awareness of health caregivers for children with autism spectrum disorder. Also preparing the study results that the knowledge of the caregiver for the pre-test was not significant for the study group and the control group, Table (4-7) shows that the pre-test and post- test of the control groups are approximately equal (M 1.7) while the pre and post-test study group scores are higher (M = 1.36) and (M = 2.92). Also this table show statistically significant differences between pre and post-test for study group at P < 0.05, which mean effectiveness of mindfulness-based intervention to raise the awareness of caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorder among the two period.


Efficacy, Mindfulness-Based Intervention, Raise the Awareness

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