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Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology 2019, 2(2): 90-99 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of Positive Thinking Skills Training on Depression in Female Students
Ali Karimi1, Hassan Ahadi *2, Hassan Asadzadeh3
1- PhD student in educational psychology, Islamic Azad university, science and research branch of Tehran, Tehran. Iran
2- professor of educational psychology Allameh Tabatabaee University, Tehran,Iran
3- Associate professor of educational psychology, Allameh Tabatabaee University, Tehran,Iran
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purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of teaching positive thinking skills on decreasing depression among female students of the Sabzevar University of Sabzevar.
Methodology: The study population consisted of all female students of Azad University of Sabzevar Branch in the academic year of 97-96, including 30 people who were selected using purposeful sampling. They were randomly assigned to the experimental group (15) and the control group (15 People) was replaced. The Beck Depression Inventory and Positive Thinking Training Package, which was set up in 9 sessions one and a half hours, was used to collect data.
Finding: The results of statistical analyses showed that teaching positive thinking skills with an effect size of 0.13 reduces studentschr('39') depression. Therefore, there is a significant difference between the effect of teaching positive thinking skills on reducing depression (p <0.05).
Conclusion: At the end of the treatment sessions, students learned in both groups to choose their own behaviors in order to attain their demands, each of whom should choose responsible behaviors while maintaining ethical principles and applying optimistic, correct and responsible actions to Your wishes are also met. Teaching positive thinking skills creates a supportive and safe environment where students can experience a feeling of acceptance and psychosocial security, which brings greater compatibility and fewer conflicts.

Keywords: Positive Thinking Skills, Depression, female Students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/10/26 | Accepted: 2019/10/26 | Published: 2019/10/26
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karimi A, Ahadi H, Asadzadeh H. Effectiveness of Positive Thinking Skills Training on Depression in Female Students. Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology. 2019; 2 (2) :90-99
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