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Clinical Psychology Studies is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Allameh Tabataba’i University, the leading university in Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran. Clinical Psychology Studies has been established to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to clinical psychology. The Journal was founded in as a response to quick advancements in clinical psychology and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of clinical psychology.   

To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. 

The journal charges two million Rials to compensate a part of the arbitration fee, and if the article is accepted, additionally four million Rials will be charged from the authors for a part of the costs of processing the articles, the rest of the costs will be financially supported by Allameh Tabataba'i University.

Non-Iranian authors are free of mentioned charges.

Research Paper
Developing a student’s resilience training model based on the lived experiences of resilient students: a qualitative study

Rezvanosadat Jazayeri; fahime sanayi; Maryam Fatehizade

Volume 13, Issue 52 , September 2024


  . One of the variables that can help reduce the problems of teenagers and increase adaptation in this sensitive period is resilience. Resilience means the ability to recover from negative emotional experiences and adapt flexibly to stressful experiences.. The current research was conducted with ...  Read More

Research Paper
The Effectiveness of Family-Centered Pre-Language Intervention on Emotional-Social Skills of Children under Two Suffering from Communication Delay

Fatemeh Nikkhoo; Fatemeh Nikkhoo

Volume 13, Issue 52 , September 2024


  Pre-language skills play a significant part in the emotional-social competencies of children. Meanwhile, many children manifest deficiencies in gaining emotional-social competencies as a result of communication delay. The present research method was a semi-experimental pre-test-post-test design with ...  Read More

Research Paper
The effect of emotional couple therapy (EFT) on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by domestic violence

Hossein Mohagheghi; Mohammad Reza Roshanaei

Volume 13, Issue 52 , September 2024


  One of the most important issues that, in addition to disrupting the family unit and the couple's relationship, aggravates the injury in the injured person, is post-traumatic stress disorder caused by domestic violence. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of emotion-focused couple ...  Read More

Research Paper
Psychometric Properties of Shopping Addiction Scale in Iranian Sample

Farzin Bagheri Sheykhangafshe; Zahra Khani; Hojjatollah Farahani; Parviz Azadfallah

Volume 13, Issue 52 , September 2024


  Shopping addiction is an uncontrollable need that forces a person to go shopping for temporary relief from psychological distress and depression. In this regard, the present study was conducted to investigate the reliability and validity of the shopping addiction scale in the Iranian sample. This research ...  Read More

Research Paper
Structural causal relationships between ego strength and contextual relationships (family emotional atmosphere, peer communication, school bonding) with adolescent self-harm mediated by emotion regulation.

arash salimi; touraj hashemi nosratabad; zeynab khanjani

Volume 13, Issue 52 , September 2024


  AbstractThe aim of this study was to check the relationship between ego strength and tissue relationships with adolescents' self-harming behaviors mediated by emotion regulation. The present study was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population in this study was all male high school students ...  Read More

Research Paper
Comparing the Effectiveness of Cognitive Hope Enhancing Training and Social Skills Training on the Reduction Fear of Negative Evaluation and Safe Behavior in Girl Students

farzane mikaeeli manee; behzad arzhangi; goldar yarmohammadishorgoli; Ali Esazadegan

Volume 13, Issue 52 , September 2024


  The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of cognitive hope enhancing training and social skills training on reducing female high school students’ fear of negative evaluation and safe behavior. This semi-experimental study employed pretest- posttest design with control group. For ...  Read More

Effectiveness of Mixed Cognitive-behaviorial Therapy and Mindfulness Based stressreduction in Treating a Case of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Roshanak Khodabakhsh Pirkalani; Hanieh Rahim Jamarouni

Volume 4, Issue 13 , February 2014, , Pages 121-147

  The study aimed to examine effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy in combination with stress reduction based on mindfulness in reducing anxiety and automatic thoughts and improving general health of a patient with generalized anxiety disorder. The study used a singlesubject A-B design to determine ...  Read More

Comparison of Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Therapy in Improving quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Saeedeh Zomorrodi; Seyyed Kazem Rasoulzadeh Tabataba’i

Volume 4, Issue 13 , February 2014, , Pages 63-88

  The study aimed to make a comparison between effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based therapy in improving quality of life of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The study followed a quasi-experimental design with three groups a pre-test and a final test. Group sizes ...  Read More

Impact of Cognitive Factors on Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Yazd

Akbar Zare' Shahabadi; Fatemeh Ebrahimi Sadrabadi

Volume 4, Issue 13 , February 2014, , Pages 1-22

  Diabetes refers to complex chronic metabolic conditions that are characterized by elevated levelsof blood glucose if untreated. Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems faced with many people living in Yazd. The disease rate in Yazd is twice as high as the country’s average rate. Patient's ...  Read More

A Phenomenological Inquiry of the Divorce Contexts among Divorced Individuals

Yusef Karimi; Sakineh Almasi; Razgar Mohammadi; Hassan Fazeli

Volume 7, Issue 25 , March 2017, , Pages 191-211


  Due to the dramatic rise in divorce rate in recent years, many scholars have attempted to unravel the factors involved in this increasing phenomenon. The present paper aimed at a qualitative phenomenological study of the divorce contexts in the city of Rasht. In so doing, 25 divorced people who were ...  Read More

The Effectiveness of Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP) on Marital Intimacy

Ahmad Heydarnia; Ali Mohamad Nazari; Ali Akbar Soleimanian

Volume 4, Issue 15 , January 2015, , Pages 61-78

  AbstractThe present study aims at investigating the effectiveness of prevention and relationship enhancement program (PREP) on increasing marital intimacy. To do so, 24 couples who referred to state and private counseling centers to enhance their marital intimacy were selected. They were then randomly ...  Read More

Research Paper
Effectiveness of Emotional Schema group therapy on improving dark personality traits, Flourishing and Cognitive flexibility among Female head of households

Nasrin Sistanipour; Mohammad Javad Asghari Ebrahimabad; BahramAli Ghanbari Hashemabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 March 2024


  Becoming heads of households by women is one of the most common psychological and social issues. The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of group therapy based on emotional schema therapy on balancing the dark personality traits, and increasing flourishing and cognitive flexibility among ...  Read More

Research Paper
Effective Common Emotional Schemas in Iranian Adults with Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Qualitative Study

maryam morvaridi; Rasoul Roshan Chesli; Hojjatollah Farahani; ALI Mashhadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 April 2024


  There is evidence that emotion plays a role in explaining generalized anxiety disorder, and on the other hand, dysfunctional emotional schemas are different in various psychopathological disorders, but few studies have addressed this issue. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to qualitatively investigate ...  Read More

Research Paper
Imagery Rescripting for depression: Recent advances and future directions

mehrnoosh poursaeid esfahani; Hosseinali Mehrabi; Hamid Taher Neshat Doost

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 April 2024


  Depression is a common and recurrent mental disorder and one of the main causes of disability. A large number of depressed people report intrusive negative memories, however, there is no specific therapeutic strategy that specifically targets these memories. In this regard, imagery rescripting is a psychotherapeutic ...  Read More

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