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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
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

Volume 14, Issue 53 , December 2023, Pages 1-18


  Objective: 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 ...  Read More

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

Mehrnoosh Poursaeid Esfahani; Hosseinali Mehrabi; Hamid Taher Neshat Doost

Volume 14, Issue 53 , December 2023, Pages 19-42


  Objective: 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 ...  Read More

Research Paper
Investigating the relationship between early maladaptive schemas and obsessive-compulsive disorder: The mediating role of self-regulation

Farnaz Radmehr; Khodamorad Momeni; Jahangir Karami; Omran Davarinejad

Volume 14, Issue 53 , December 2023, Pages 43-60


  Objective: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between early maladaptive schemas and obsessive-compulsive disorder: the mediating role of self-regulation. Research Methodology: The research method was descriptive-correlation based on structural equations. The statistical population of the ...  Read More

Research Paper
The effectiveness of mindfulness on mental confusion and slow cognitive rhythm in adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Farideh Hosseini; Leila Kamran

Volume 14, Issue 53 , December 2023, Pages 61-75


  Purpose: This research was conducted with the aim of determining the effectiveness of mindfulness training on Mind Wandering and Sluggish cognitive tempo in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Research Method: quasi-experimental research method with a control group and a pre-test, post-test ...  Read More

Research Paper
Effectiveness of Victims' Assertiveness Training Program on Health Promoting Behaviors of Bullying Victim Adolescent

Afzal Akbari Balootbangan; Siavash Talepasand; Ali Mohammad Rezaei; Isaac Rahimian Boogar

Volume 14, Issue 53 , December 2023, Pages 76-92


  Objective: The aim of the present study was the effectiveness of the assertiveness training program on the health-promoting behaviors of bullied adolescents.Research Methodology: The research method was semi-experimental with a pre-test-post-test design and a one-month follow-up with experimental and ...  Read More

Research Paper
Effectiveness of positive psychology group therapy on resilience and death anxiety among people with corona disease

Saeed Yousefi; Abolfazl Ghadami; Enayatollah Zamanpour

Volume 14, Issue 53 , December 2023, Pages 93-106


  Objective: The aim of the current research was to determine the effect of positive psychology group therapy on resilience and death anxiety among people suffering from corona disease.Research Methodology: This research was applied in terms of purpose and in terms of methodology, it was a semi-experimental ...  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

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

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

Research Paper
Comparison of the effectiveness of the treatment package of oppositional defiant disorder based on biological parental experiences and parent - child relationship-based play therapy on the quality of parent - child interaction and symptoms of children with ODD

Somayeh Dashtbanzadeh; Hamid Taher Neshat Doost

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 21 December 2024


  Objective: The present study was conducted with the aim of comparing the effectiveness of treatment based on the biological experiences of parents with children with oppositional defiant disorder with parent-child relationship-based play therapy on the quality of parent-child interaction and symptoms ...  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

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