عنوان مقاله [English]
This study was conducted to examine the relationship between self-efficacy and resilience with quality of life in mothers of mentally retarded children. The study was correlational. The sample consisted of 338 mothers that were selected randomly using cluster sampling method and Cochran formula. In this study, correlation and regression methods were used. Efficacy scale Chsny et al. (2006), Resiliency Klahnn (1996), and the World Health Organization Quality of Life (1998), were used. The results showed that there is a significant and direct correlation between the efficacy variable and quality of life and its components except environmental health factor. Also, there is a direct and significant correlation between resilience and quality of life and its components except environmental health factor. The results of regression study showed that self-efficacy and resilience significantly predicted quality of life. The obtained results showed that quality of life has direct relationship with self-efficacy and resiliency and these variables could have a great impact on quality of life of mothers.