Effectiveness of psychodrama with pantomime on the social adjustment of deaf female students
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 statistical 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.
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