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IJPN 2014, 1(4): 74-85 Back to browse issues page
The effectiveness assertiveness skills training on students' mental health-related factors
Anahita Khodabakhshi kolaee, Morad Mehrara, Ali Navidian *, Leili Mosalanejhad
, alinavidian@gmail.com
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Introduction: Assertiveness skills provides strategies for handling conflict, communicating assertively and developing relationships that can be applied both at work and in your personal life. The aim of this study was to study the effects of assertiveness training skills on the assertive and self-esteem male students of secondary schools. Method: This study was experimental study before and after control group test. The participants of this research were selected form 30 students in secondary school in Khoramabad city 2012-2013. Data gathering was used via Cooper Smith Self Esteem Inventory (CSEI) and Assertiveness Self Report Inventory (ASRI). The experimental group was given 8 sessions’ weekly education assertiveness training skills. The control group did not receive intervention. In order to, explore the effects of assertiveness training skills on assertiveness and self-esteem among participants. For analyses the data were tested by t -test and covariate (ANCOVA). Results: The results from ANCOVA Test revealed that assertiveness training group therapy increases self-esteem and the assertiveness training skills in experimental group. (P<0.001) Conclusion: The educational assertiveness training and other social skills training are recommend in all students group to prevent mental disorder and help promote students mental health in youth community.
Keywords: Assertiveness training, Mental Health, self-expression, Education
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/03/22 | Accepted: 2014/04/14 | Published: 2014/04/14 | ePublished: 2014/04/14
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khodabakhshi kolaee A, mehrara M, navidian A, mosalanejhad L. The effectiveness assertiveness skills training on students' mental health-related factors. IJPN. 2014; 1 (4) :74-85
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