Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is a well-known department in this field in Iran. As an important program in the higher education system, the Bachelor’s Program in psychology aims to introduce students with the theoretical as well as practical issues and principles in psychology and also research methods in this field. At the end of this program, the students are expected to achieve the minimum professional skills of psychology widely used in our country.

The Department of Psychology offers majors Clinical Psychology, General Psychology, Cognitive Science and Consultancy (Family) in its Master's program. The majors offered for Ph.D. candidates are: Consultancy and Psychology. More

Head of the Department of Psychology
Mohaamad_Javad_Asgari_Ebrahimabad
Mohaamad Javad Asgari Ebrahimabad
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Psychology
mjasghari@um.ac.ir
+985138803647

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Psychology
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Academic staff

Shahrbanoo Aali
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Saeid Abdekhodaei
Associate Professor
Hamidreza Aghamohammadian Sharbaf
Professor
Mohaamad Javad Asgari Ebrahimabad
Associate Professor
Imanollah Bigdeli
Professor
Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi
Associate Professor
Ali Ghanaei Chamanabad
Associate Professor
Bhram Ali Ghanbary Hashemabady
Professor
Ali Mashhadi
Professor
Majid Moeenizadeh
Assistant Professor
Kazem Rasoolzadeh Tabatabaei
Associate Professor
Javad Salehi Fadardi
Professor
Zahra Tabibi
Associate Professor

Research

Recent books

Fatemi, S. (2019). Applied Mindfulness Approaches in Mental Health for Children and Adolescents.

Recent journal articles

Morvaridi, M., Mashhadi, A., Sepehri Shamloo, Z., & Robert L. Leahy (2019). The Effectiveness of Group Emotional Schema Therapy on Emotional Regulation and Social Anxiety Symptoms. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 12 (1), 16-24.
Samarghandi, A., Mashhadi, A., & Sepehri Shamloo, Z. (2019). Predictive role of mindfulness in externalizing disorders in adolescents. Journal of Research and Health, 9 (6), 463-470.
Emami, T., Sohrabi, M., Saberi Kakhki, A., Mashhadi, A., & Jabbari Nooghabi, M. (2019). Effects of a Motor Intervention Program on Motor Skills and Executive Functions in Children With Learning Disabilities. Perceptual and Motor Skills, (), -.
Kirk J. Schneider, & Fatemi, S. (2019). Today's Biggest Threat: The Polarized Mind. Scientific American, 2 (2), ---.
Masomeh Rahimi, Parviz Sabahi, & Bigdeli, I. (2019). The Effect of Induced Positive and Negative Mood on Creativity. International Journal of Psychology, 13 (1), 5-21.
Moshirian Farahi, S., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Ali Gorji, Bigdeli, I., & Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Moshirian Farahi (2019). Neuroticism and Frontal EEG Asymmetry Correlated With Dynamic Facial Emotional Processing in Adolescents. Frontiers in Psychology, 10 (), -.
Moshirian Farahi, S., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Ali Gorji, Bigdeli, I., & Seyed Mohammad Mahdi Moshirian Farahi (2019). The effect of acoustic feedback in an auditory Posner paradigm: delay effect and bias in ERP. Neuropsychological Trends, (25), 21-38.
Nasiri, F., Mashhadi, A., Bigdeli, I., & Ghanaei Chamanabad, A. (2019). How to Differentiate Generalized Anxiety Disorder from Worry: The Role of Cognitive Strategies. Journal of Rational - Emotive and Cognitive - Behavior Therapy, 38 (1), 44-55.
Rafaee Saeedi, N., Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., & Kareshki, H. (2019). Psychological Consequences of Breast Cancer in Iran: A Meta-Analysis. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 48 (5), 816-824.
Bameshgi, S., Kimiaei, S., & Mashhadi, A. (2019). Effectiveness of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment in Reducing Depression Associated with Marital Problems. International Journal of Health and Life Sciences, 5 (2), -.
Zanireh Salimi, Mashhadi, A. (2019). Evaluating the role of sensation seekingand brain-behavioral systems in internet addiction among college students. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 21 (2), 108-115.
Bigdeli, I. (2019). The Effects of a Bioenergy Economy Based Program on Attention Bias Modification in People With High Anxiety Sensitivity. International Clinical Neurosciences Journal, 6 (4), 133-139.
Nasiri, F., Mashhadi, A., Bigdeli, I., Ghanaei Chamanabad, A., & Kristen K.ellard (2019). Augmenting the unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders with transcranial direct current stimulation in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder and comorbid depression: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Affective Disorders, (), -.
Mortazavi, S., & Abdekhodaei, M. (2019). The indices of political piety in Nahjolbalaghe. Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education and Research, 9 (2), 126-131.
Goli, E., Abdekhodaei, M., Mashhadi, A., & Bigdeli, I. (2019). نقش الگوهای تعاملی والدین در بروز اختلال وسواسی _ جبری: مطالعه مروری در پیشینه. Fundamentals of Mental Health, (), -.
Ghanbary Hashemabady, B. (2019). The effectiveness of existential psychotherapy on attitude to life and self-flourishing of educated women homemaker. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 8 (1), 237-242.
Kazemeini, T., Sepehri Shamloo, Z., Mashhadi, A. (2019). The Effectiveness of Parental Reflective Functioning-Based Psycho-educational Program ‎on ‎Improvement of Children with Separation Anxiety Disorder‏:‏ ‎ A Single Subject Study. International Journal of Health Studies, 5 (4), 30-37.
Hossein, B., Mashhadi, A., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2019). Cultural correlates of social anxiety disorder in the Iranian population: A qualitative study. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 21 (4), 251-271.
Hamedi, S., Pishghadam, R., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2019). The contribution of reading emotions to reading comprehension: the mediating effect of reading engagement using a structural equation modeling approach. Educational Research for Policy and Practice, (), -.
Salehi Fadardi, J. (2019). Langerian mindfulness and language learning. Cogent Psychology, 6 (1), -.
Salehi Fadardi, J., Gholami Doborjeh, Z., & Amin Yazdi, S. (2019). The Role of Event Related Potentials in Pre-Comprehension Processing of Consumers to Marketing Logos. Caspian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 5 (1), 16-22.
Sepehri Shamloo, Z., Salehi Fadardi, J., & Bigdeli, I. (2019). Prediction of Extramarital Relationships Based on Executive Functions With the Mediatory Role of Marital Commitment. Journal of Practice in Clinical Psychology, (), -.

Recent theses and dissertations

Moradi, A. (2019). The Relation of Emotion Regulation with Anxiety and Depression in Patient with Psoriasis: Mediator Role of Basic Cognitive Function. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abdolahzadeh, Z. (2019). Comparison the effectiveness of child mindfulness therapy, mindful parenting and combination therapy of these two interventions in attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder: a outcome-based study. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asasi, R. (2019). The Effectiveness of Psychological Well-being Treatment on Happiness. Self efficiency. Depression. Anxiety.Stres in Addicted Women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jamshidi, S. (2019). The role of emotional schemas in predicting the risk of recurrence of addicted with the mediation of life expectancy, hope of life and perceived social support. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghanaee Chaman Abad, F. (2019). The Effectiveness of Body phsychotherapy on Improving Academic achievement Performance and Executive Function of Elementary Students. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mirmohammadi, H. (2019). Pre-marital relationship with psychological well-being and depression by mediating personality traits. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yousefi, Z. (2019). The Investigation of Effectiveness of Schema Therapy augmented Exposure and Response Prevention in Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ayoobi, J. (2019). The Effect of Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behavior Therapy on Quality of Life, Psychological Distress and Adherence in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gholamhoseini, Z. (2019). The Effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive group therapy on fear of negative evaluation, attitude towards life and psychological distress in girls with an addicted parent. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Behboodi, S. (2019). Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Mental Health by Mediation Frustration Tolerance and self-acceptance on Afghan Refugee Head-of Household Women in Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Najibnia, N. (2019). Relationship between object relations and personality traits with the mediating role of ego functions. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Naderi, M. (2019). Relationship between mindfulness and marital satisfaction with the mediating role of empathy and emotion regulation. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Valipour, M. (2019). Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment group therapy on reducing experiental avoidance, improving cognitive emotion regulation and symptoms of social anxiety disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Namvar Tabatabaei, S. (2019). Comparison The Effectiveness of Mindfulness- Based Cognitive Therapy and acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Loneliness and Perceived Social Support and Cognitive Felexability of Patients with Lupus. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghiasi Dalalian, Z. (2019). investigating the role of mediating resilience in associated with emotional schemas through empathy of exceptional schools teachers. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shad, Z. (2019). The Mediator Role of Sense of Coherence in the Relationship between Communication Patterns and the Quality of Interpersonal Relationships with Incidence of Risky Behaviour Orphan for Students. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Borzooei , E. (2019). Investigation and Comparison of Implicit and Explicit Emotion Regulation in People with Trait Anxiety and Healthy Individuals: with Focus on Cognitive Reappraisal and Expressive Suppression. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hashemian Moghadam, A. (2019). Structural Patterns Designing the Relationship between Social, Psychosocial and Spiritual Characteristics with Post Traumatic growth Syndrome in Iranian Cancer Women: Mediating Role of Cognitive Evaluation. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Efatpanah Hesari, J. (2019). The effectiveness of Gottman method of couple therapy on cognitive flexibility, emotional expressiveness and self-silencing among women with marital conflicts. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parsa Mehr, E. (2019). Efficiency of Mindful Self-Compassion by Mediatory of Executive Function on the Achievement Motivation of female Students.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Taghavi, J. (2019). The effectiveness of schema therapy on my strength, job burnout and the lack of tolerance for teachers in deprived areas. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Saberi, S. (2019). The effectiveness of Emotionally Focused Therapy on Dyadic Coping and improving the empathy of women Applicants for divorce. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zargani, H. (2019). the mediatory of self-control in the relationship between mindfulness and attentional bias for drug-related stimuli in drug-user on methadone or buprenorphine. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghorbanian Boghmechi, R. (2019). Comparison of Executive Functions in Hemodialysis Patients with High and Low Treatment Adherence. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Al Azzawi, A. (2019). The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive group Therapy on anger, stress, Cognitive Flexibility and HBA1C of Type II Diabetic patients. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Behrozpoor, M. (2019). The Effectiveness of logotherapy on Improving Satisfaction with life and general health of female-headed households covered be the Imam khomeini relief committee. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abedini, E. (2019). The role of attitude and its moderators in high speed driving behavior, designing and implementing an intervention based on it. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Faraj Khah Farkhani, M. (2019). The Effectiveness of the Heartmath Training Program -Biofeedback Based on Heart Rate Variability- on Social Anxiety through Changes in Attentional Bias, Emotion Regulation Strategies, and Heart Rate Variability. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gholipour, F. (2019). Psychometric properties of the PERMA-Profiler. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ranjbari Gezeljeh, S. (2019). Determining the role of inhibition -behavioral and cognitive- and risk-taking, on driving speed among novice, experienced and offending drivers. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Noorani , . (2019). Comorbidity of Emotional Disorders, Emotion Regulation Deficit and sluggish cognitive tempo in college student with ADHD: Adaptation and Effectiveness of the Unified Protocol. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yazdani, S. (2019). Effectiveness of unified transdiagnostic group therapy on depression, pain perception and cognitive emotion regulation in patients with cancer. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salayani, F. (2019). Analysis of Relationship Disengagement in Iranian couples: Developement and effectiveness of a therapeutic model. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tadayoni, A. (2019). The Effectiveness of Well-Being Group Therapy on Psychological Well -Being, Cognitive Emotion Regulation, Worry, and Resilience of Female-Headed Households. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hashemi, M. (2019). Road- Crossing Behaviors of Children with Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Problems: The Role of Emotion Regulation problems and effectiveness of virtual reality training. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tabatabaei, S. (2019). Comparison of effectiveness of emotion-focused and mindfulness group teaching on anger management and resilience in alexitymic individuals.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Education and Psychology, Department of Psychology

Phone: +985138803646-3647

Fax: +985138807137