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The Effectiveness of the Positive Psychology Instruction on Satisfaction with Body Image in Adolescent Girls
ملیحه سرابندی *, مصطفی بلقان‌آبادي
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Aim and Background: The aim of this research was to examine the effect of positive psychology group training on body image satisfaction in adolescent girl students of Kuhdasht, Iran. Methods and Materials: This was a quasi-experimental research with pre-/post-test design and control group. Applying researcher-made Satisfaction with Body Image Scale (SWBIS), from high Scholl girls with low body image satisfactory, 32 were randomly chosen and divided into two equal groups of experimental and control. Positive psychology group training was presented to experimental group one hour and two times a week during 14 sessions. The control group received no training. The data were analyzed using ANCOVA test. Findings: Body image scores improved at post-test stage in those who received the intervention (P < 0.001). Conclusions: It can be concluded that positive psychology group training was effective on improving body image in adolescent girl students of Kuhdasht.
Keywords: Positive psychology, Body image, Students, Adolescent, Girls
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/02/8 | Accepted: 2017/07/15 | Published: 2017/07/15
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سرابندی م, بلقان‌آبادي م. The Effectiveness of the Positive Psychology Instruction on Satisfaction with Body Image in Adolescent Girls. RBS. 2017; 15 (2) :135-141
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Volume 15, Issue 2 (7-2017) Back to browse issues page
مجله تحقیقات علوم رفتاری Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences
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