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Ghodrati S, Vaziri Nekoo R. The Effectiveness of Behavioral Activation (BA) on Psychological Well-being and Psychological Flexibility in Female Students. jmciri 2018; 36 (4) :233-240
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Department of Psychology, West Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (3485 Views)
Background: The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of Behavioral Activation (BA) on psychological well-being and psychological flexibility in girl students in Tehran city.
Methods: In a pretest-post-test test and follow-up with a control group, 30 girl students from Tehran city were selected through Multi-stage cluster and randomly divided to either BA (n=15) and  control group (n=15). The case group underwent 10-weeks BA session. The Reef Psychological Well-Being test (RSPWB) Inventory, and the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-ᴨ (AAQ-II) were used as outcome measures, before and after the intervention. Data were analyzed with multivariate analysis of covariance.
Results: The result of this study showed that BA approach on psychological well-being and psychological flexibility was significantly effective as compared to control group ( P<0/05, F= 7.838).
Conclusion: According to these finding we can conclude that BA could be beneficial for mental health, raising the quality of life and education of students, and it is suggested to use this approach in schools and student counseling centers.
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