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Effective of Mindfulness Training for Increasing Happiness in Adolescence’ with Authoritarian Parenting Style

Journal: International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science (IRJAES) (Vol.3, No. 3)

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Page : 167-170

Keywords : Happiness; Mindfulness Training; Adolescents with authoritarian parenting styles;

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The objective of this research is to examine effective of mindfulness training for increasing happiness in Adolescents' with authoritarian parenting style. Module of mindfulness training based on formal activity of mindfulness training (mindfulness hearing, mindfulness breathing, mindfulness sensation, mindfulness thought emotion and choiceless awareness) and informal activity (mindfulness application in life). The method is using quasi experiment with pre-test post-test control group design. The subject from this research consists of seventeen adolescents, divide into control group and experiment group evenly. Training gives by teacher that has experiences in training, knowledge and also mindfulness practice minimally one year. Training session is given twelve times. Qualitative data and quantitative data are taken from happiness tool test, subject worksheet and observation result. Quantitative data that been collected analyse with nonparametric statistic Mann Whitney. Research result shows increasing number of happiness in adolescents with authoritarian parenting after given by mindfulness training (p = 0.024; p< 0.05; r = 0.429). Based on qualitative data results, subject with higher increasing happiness score also have higher level of involvement, presence, and good concentration on following direction while training be held.

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