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RBS 2017, 15(2): 232-238 Back to browse issues page
Efficacy of Quality of Life Therapy on Internet Addiction, Procrastination, and Shyness of Students
شهناز عشقی *, هادی فرهادی
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Aim and Background: The present research was conducted with the aim of investigating the efficacy of quality of life (QOL) therapy on internet addiction, procrastination, and shyness of second grade high school female students in Kashan, Iran. Methods and Materials: The present research was a pretest-posttest and quasi-experimental study with a control group and follow-up. The statistical population consisted of second grade high school female students in Kashan, from among whom, 50 students were selected and randomly divided into two experimental (25 participants) and control (25 participants) groups. The participants answered the research instruments including the Internet Addiction Test (IAT), Procrastination Assessment Scale for Students (Solomon and Roth Blum), and Shyness Scale (Check and Boss). The experimental group received QOL therapy over 8 group sessions for 2 months. During this period, the control group received no intervention. The data were analyzed using repeated measures ANOVA. Findings: The results obtained from the data analysis indicated that QOL therapy was effective on addiction to internet, procrastination, and shyness in the posttest and follow-up stages (P < 0.05). Conclusions: With regard to the obtained results, it can be concluded that QOL therapy was effective on reducing addiction to internet, procrastination, and shyness of second grade high school female students in Kashan.
Keywords: Quality of life, Therapy, Procrastination, Shyness, Internet, Addiction
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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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عشقی ش, فرهادی ه. Efficacy of Quality of Life Therapy on Internet Addiction, Procrastination, and Shyness of Students. RBS. 2017; 15 (2) :232-238
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