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
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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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Consultancy (Family)
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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
Seyed Ruhollah Hosseini
Assistant Professor
Ali Mashhadi
Professor
Majid Moeenizadeh
Assistant Professor
Kazem Rasoolzadeh Tabatabaei
Associate Professor
Javad Salehi Fadardi
Professor
Hossein Shareh
Associate Professor
Zahra Tabibi
Associate Professor

Research

Recent books

Fatemi, S. (2020). Psychology in Iran.
Fatemi, S. (2020). An overview of an Islam- based psychology. In T.A. Sisemore, & J.J. Knabb (eds.), The Psychology.

Recent journal articles

Zahra Hossainzadeh Maleki, Rasoolzadeh Tabatabaei, K., Mashhadi, A., & Fatemeh Moharreri (2020). Identifying Common Elements of Parent Training Programs for Children with ADHD: An Initial Effort to Develop an Element Approach in Iran. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 49 (6), 1182-1183.
Mashhadi, A., Maleki, Z., & Rasoolzadeh Tabatabaei, K. (2020). Psychometric properties of Persian version of the Barkley deficits in executive functioning scale–children and adolescents. Applied Neuropsychology - Child, (), -.
Samie Fard, M., Salehi Fadardi, J., Kareshki, H., & Alan W. Stacy (2020). A Discussion on “Examination of a Short English Version of the UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale” [Addict Behav. (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.02.013]. Addictive Behaviour, 104 (106287), 106287-106288.
Rahimi, M., Salehi Fadardi, J., Bigdeli, I. (2020). Effectiveness of cathodal tDCS of the primary motor or sensory cortex in migraine: A randomized controlled trial. Brain Stimulation, 13 (3), 675-682.
Shahsavani, S., Mashhadi, A., & Bigdeli, I. (2020). The Effect of Group Emotional Schema Therapy on Cognitive Emotion Strategies in Women with Migraine Headaches: a Pilot Study. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, (), -.
Ghavidel Rize, F., Salehi Fadardi, J., & Tabibi, Z. (2020). Feasibility of using a computer-assisted working memory training program for healthy older women. Cognitive Processing, (), -.
Moeenizadeh, M., Shid Anbarani, B., & Asgari Ebrahimabad, M. (2020). Childrens psychological well-being, anxiety, depression, and stress: The role of addicted and non-addicted parents. Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, 22 (3), 21-30.
Moghadami, M., Moghimi, S., Moghimi, A., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2020). The Investigation of Simultaneous EEG and Eye Tracking Characteristics During Fixation Task in Mild Alzheimer’s Disease. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, (), -.
Bigdeli, I. (2020). Positive Education: A Way to Foster and Promote Psychological Flourishing in Schools. International Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 14 (1), 20-26.
Khademnabi, M., Khazaee Farid, A., & Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H. (2020). Freud as a Psychotherapist and Scientist in Iran. Research on History of Medicine, 9 (2), 103-110.
Mohamadnia, S., Bigdeli, I., Mashhadi, A., Ghanaei Chamanabad, A., & Robert M. Roth (2020). Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function – adult version (BRIEF-A) in Iranian University students: Factor structure and relationship to depressive symptom severity. Applied Neuropsychology - Adult, (), -.
Hosseini, S., Nikzad Ghanbari Pirkashani, Mahshid Zarnousheh Farahani, Sheyda Zarnousheh Farahani, & Roghieh Nooripour (2020). Predicting hallucination proneness based on mindfulness in university students: the mediating role of mental distress. Community Mental Health Journal, (), -.
Seyedeh Sara Shakeri, Jafar Shabani, Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., & Seyed Mojtaba Aghili (2020). Mediating Role of Attitude towards Betrayal and Marital Conflict in Relation between Using Virtual Social Networks and Emotional Divorce. Journal of Community Health Research, 8 (4), 220-227.
Hashemi, M., Casie Morgan, David Schwebel, & Tabibi, Z. (2020). OUP accepted manuscript. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, (), -.
Danial Jahanshahi, Tabibi, Z., & Bert Van Wee (2020). Factors influencing the acceptance and use of a bicycle sharing system: Applying an extended Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT). Case Studies on Transport Policy, 8 (4), 1212-1223.
Mahmoud Azadi, Masoud Azarbayejani, & Rasoolzadeh Tabatabaei, K. (2020). Dignity in Iranian cancer patients: a qualitative approach. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, (), -.
Amirian, K., Shirin Amani, & Abdekhodaei, M. (2020). The mediating role of academic engagement in the relationship between self- regulation and self-efficacy with academic performance. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 24 (3), 5579-5591.
Yaser Kheyrkhahnia, Ghonsooly, B., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2020). Induction of Emotions from TOEFL iBT Reading Tests as a Construct-irrelevant Factor and its Interference with Emotional Intelligence. International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Research, 8 (32), 93-105.
Barat Ali Ghavami, Ghanbary Hashemabady, B., Mohammad Reza Saffarian, & Masoud Khakpour (2020). Effect of Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on Inefficient Beliefs and Marital Satisfaction in Pregnant Women With the Fear of First Childbirth. Journal of Research and Health, (), -.
Shirkhani, M., Mazloomzadeh, M., & Aali, S. (2020). Relationship between sensory processing styles and deficit in executive functions: The moderating role of personality traits. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 4 (22), 289-301.
Aali, S., Abbas Esmaeilzadeh, Esmaeilzade, Z., & Faizian, N. (2020). The Role of Traumatic Childhood Experiences in Predicting Affective Control and Object Relations in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. International Journal of Pediatrics, (), -.
Fatemi, S. (2020). Langerian Mindfulness and Its Implications for Clinical Hypnosis. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 68 (2), 214-224.

Recent theses and dissertations

Darrodi, H. (2020). Career adaptability and employability in student with Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder: designing and effectiveness of career counseling protocol. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Petramfar, N. (2020). The Effectiveness of Transgender Affirmative Cognitive Behavior Therapy on Depression, Interpersonal Function, and Emotional Regulation in Gender Dysphoria Papulation. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mallaki, N. (2020). Comparison of hot and cold executive actions between normal children and children with learning disabilities in the first to third grade of elementary school in Birjand. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Fakhri, M. (2020). The Role of Motivational and Cognitive Factors in Temptation for Attractive Alternatives in Marital Relationships: Developing an Intervention Model to Increase Self-Control. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ebrahim Nezhad, M. (2020). Investigating the Relationship between Guilt and Shame with Interpersonal Problems: Mediating Role of Cognitive Emotion Regulation and Self-Compassion. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Motamedi, N. (2020). The Effectiveness of Unified Transdiagnostic Group Therapy on Anxiety ,Distress Tolerance and Sleep Quality in Thyroid Cancer Patients.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hoseini, A. (2020). The Effectiveness of Mindful Parenting Training -MPT- with and without Parent Management Training -PMT- on Psychological and Neuropsychological Outcomes in Child and Parent. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khayyami, M. (2020). The mediating role of psychological capital in the relationship meaning of life and social well-being in retired middle aged people. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sharekian, H. (2020). comparison of university students psychological health with and without disciplinary record and study of the predictive role of personality traits and family functioning. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ardakani, M. (2020). Evaluating the effect of conceptual priming on economic decision making in female students. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahisenobari, S. (2020). The effectiveness of positive psychotherapy based on Belief to good on the mental health and marital quality of infertile women. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Naeemaee Alee, N. (2020). The effect of cognitive behavioral intervention and cognitive bias Modification on changing implicit and explicit attitude toward smoking in smoker. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohamadi Ferizi, M. (2020). Relationship between Patient Functional Status, Family Function and Social Support with Mental Health of Elderly Caregivers with Chronic Nervous System Diseases in Corona: The Role of Care Pressure. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Faqiry, S. (2020). Investigating the Relationship between Perfctionism and Burnout with the Mwdiation of Psychological Capital of Herat Education s staffs. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zaeif, M. (2020). Intergenerational Transfer of Early Maladaptive Schemas in Mother-Daughter Dyads, and the Moderator role of Mood and Perceived Parenting Experiences. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Haidari, B. (2020). the effectiveness of motivational on quality of life resilience and chenge of attitude towards substance use in women opioid users. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farhang, D. (2020). Role of resilience on psychological well-being, considering religious orientation as a moderator between students of Mashhad universities in the time of Corona crisis.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karimi, N. (2020). Comparison of Life Enrichment and Advancement Program -LEAP- with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy -ACT- in Group Abuse in Residential Treatment Abusers in Herat Drug Treatment Centers.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahmani, Y. (2020). Comparison of helplessness, psychological problems and mindfulness empowerment in people with allergic rhinitis and normal people Corona pandemic conditionsin. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseini, S. (2020). the effects of emotion induction on inter-temporal decisions.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohagheghtoosi, F. (2020). Effectiveness of Cognitive-developmental hypnotherapy on differentiation of self, interpersonal conflicts, and meaning in life married women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahmadi Nokhandan, S. (2020). Review improvement of simple hypnosis suggestion and aimed working memory hypnosis suggestion on working memory stress and educational performance of universities student of Mashhad ferdows. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khaleghpour, M. (2020). The effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy in reducing risky tendencies of adolescents. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Afsharkohan, M. (2020). The relationship between sensory processing and anxiety Mediated by the quality of parent-child interaction and emotional regulation in children. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zolfaghari, H. (2020). cognitve behavioral emotional and neurological profile in obssessive compulsive disorder: comparison of unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment with tdcs and witout tdcs. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jafaraghaei, S. (2020). Evaluation of Memory reconsolidation and retrieval practice on improving the therapeutic indicators of patients with substance abuse. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghandabi, M. (2020). Comparison of students clinical syndrome with and without history of cheating and its relationship with executive function. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tayaraninajaran, F. (2020). Evaluation of Neuropsychological Functions, Emotional Regulation and Family Functions in Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder: Adaptation and Effectiveness of Unified Protocols for Transdiagnosyic Treatment in Adolescents. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ekrami Roshtkhar, S. (2020). The effect of using the emotional freedom technique-EFT- on reducing anxiety and depression in women. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezaee, M. (2020). Functional Analysis and Development of Interventions for Marital Satisfaction based on Kuhl s Personality Systems Interaction. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abrishami, N. (2020). Comparison of the pattern of functional relationship of the frontotemporal network of the brain during the evaluation of working memory in people with obstructive sleep apnea and healthy control. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Safaee, F. (2020). The transdiagnostic role of repetitive negative thinking and difficulties in emotion regulation in predicting of internalize disorder. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rafizadeh Ardabili, G. (2020). The relationship between Academic engagement and positive perfectionism through the epistemological beliefs. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Safari, B. (2020). Comparing depression symptoms, working memory and cognitive flexibility in women with the experience of rape, with and without PTSD symptoms. , (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