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The Effectiveness of School-Oriented Behavioral Intervention Programs (Psychosocial Training) on Students’ Social Skills

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Leila Azarvash*, Zhila Zeighami and Hosein Ghamari

Behavioral disorders lead to many personal and social problems. Children diagnosed with these disorders cause problems for family, school and society. This research tries to study the effectiveness of school-oriented behavioral intervention programs (psychological training) on students’ social skills. This research is a field study. The statistical population for this research included all 800 students of non-government elementary schools in Ardabil County during 2012-2013 school year. Convenience sampling was used as sampling method. The sample size was 60 and they were divided into 2 groups (training 30 individuals and control 30 individuals). The students were asked to fill out children social skills questionnaire, pretest-posttest Coopersmith self-esteem questionnaire. The data was analyzed via SPSS software and MANOVA. Research findings suggest that school-oriented behavioral intervention programs (psychological training) had a significant effect on increasing students’ social skills and self-esteem. (p<0.01) Hence, it could be claimed that school-oriented behavioral intervention programs (psychological training) has a significant role in increasing students’ social skills and self-esteem and this intervention should be included in schools’ extra-curricular classes.

A Comparison on Meta Emotion in Gifted and Normal Students

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Rouhangiz Chehreh Barghi* and Mohammad Narimani

The objective in this research is to compare metaemotion in gifted and normal students. The research method in this study is ex post facto and of casual-comparative type. The statistical population in this research includes all male and female junior high school students of NODET and normal schools of Ardabil County during 2011-2012 school year. The research sample included 40 gifted students who were chosen through systematic random sampling, since the list of all gifted students was available to the researcher and also, 40 normal students who were chosen through matching method. Metaemotion questionnaire is used to collect data in this research. To analyze the data, MANOVA method is used. Research results suggested that there is a significant difference between gifted and normal student based on metaemotion.

Comparing Early Maladaptive Schemata in Cardiac Patients and Healthy Individuals

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Zhila Zeighami*, Leila Azarvash and Reza Kazemi

The aim of the present study is to Comparing Early Maladaptive Schemata in the heart patients and healthy individuals. In this study, it has been used a causal-comparative method, the case-control study which was retrospective cohort study. Therefore, 60 individuals have selected randomly (30 the heart patient, 30 healthy individual) from visitors to the Imam Khomeini hospital and clinic of specialized doctors in the year 2011 by using the available sampling method and Comparing Early Maladaptive Schemata' tests of yang (1999) were implemented on them. In this study, healthy individuals have reviewed and compared in terms of age and sex, which they matched in the same conditions with patients. The research's data has analyzed systematically by multivariate variance analysis statistical methods and regression analysis. Results of the data suggest that in patients with heart disease since the early maladaptive schemas emotional deprivation, vulnerability to harm or illness dependency/incompetence - Break - restraint and self-discipline inadequate heart disease than people healthy more. Since the early maladaptive schemas variety of vulnerability to a variety of physical diseases that can be created with the appropriate schema approach in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders used.