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Computer Games for Anger Regulation in Children with Chronic Illness
Manijeh Firoozi1, Mohammad Ali Besharat2
1&2Department of psychology & Education, University of Tehran, Iran
Abstract: Anger has been identified as result of physical illness. Expression of anger, if lead to control anger, is a properly way to sustain physical and psychological health. The purpose of study was compare efficacy of computer game and interference in mental image as two techniques to control anger. Cancer, Tourette's syndrome and healthy groups took part in the intervention programs. The Anger Expression and Disruptive Behavior were applied to evaluate anger regulation level in children.Despite the intervention groups displayed deference in some subscales with healthy group, but they showed significantly difference between before and after intervention. This difference was stable one month after intervention.Children with chronic illness are not able to distinguish the anger goals and correctly applying the words to reduce anger. Manijeh Firoozi, Mohammad Ali Besharat.
[Manijeh Firoozi, Mohammad Ali Besharat. Computer games for anger regulation in children with chronic illness. Life Sci J 2013;10(1):2903-2908] (ISSN:1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com.
Key Words: child, chronic disease, therapy, technology, drawings.