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The Effectiveness of Parenting Education Based on Positive Childhood in Psychological Well-being and Educational Development of High School Students

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Salmenaz Azimi

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of parent education on the basis of positive parenting on psychological well-being and academic achievement of high school female students. The research method was semi-experimental and the applied design was pre-test and post-test with control group. The statistical population of this study included all parents and high school students in Ardebil province (n = 4346). Using a suitable sampling method, a sample of 40 parents of students with their children (20 in the experimental group and 20 in the control group) were interviewed and evaluated using the psychological well-being questionnaire. Riff and Diana Bamirand Parenting Questionnaire were completed so that the psychological well-being questionnaire was completed by the students and Parva's Parent's Questionnaire was completed. Data were analyzed using MANOVA. Results showed that parent education improves psychological well-being and academic achievement based on positive parenting.

A Study on the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Depression in Nurses

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Mandana Farsi

This research was carried out to study the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy on depression in nurses. The method in this research was quasi-experimental with pretest and posttest design with control group. The statistical population in this research included all nurses in Shiraz County Dena Hospital during 2018. The sample included 30 participants who were selected through purposive sampling and they were randomly divided into two groups of experiment (15 members) and control (15 members). The data collection instrument n this research was Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II). In order to analyze the data, analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was used by SPSS. The results indicated that acceptance and commitment therapy had led to a decrease in the depression of the nurses, comparing to the control group. (p<0.01) Hence, acceptance and commitment therapy is an effective method in decreasing depression.