Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is a well-known department in this field in Iran. As an important course 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. Students are expected to achieve the minimum professional skills of psychology widely used in our country at the end of the course.

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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Academic staff

Associate Professor
Shahrbanoo Aali
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Saeid Abdekhodaei
Associate Professor
Hamid Reza Aghamohammadian Sharbaf
Professor
Mohaamad Javad Asgari Ebrahimabad
Assistant Professor
Nader Bgheri
Lecturer
Imanollah Bigdeli
Professor
Ali Mashhadi
Associate Professor
Majid Moeenizadeh
Assistant Professor
Javad Salehi Fadardi
Associate Professor
Zohreh Sepehri Shamloo
Associate Professor
Zahra Tabibi
Associate Professor

Research

Recent books

Salehi Fadardi, J., Miles Cox, & Eric Klinger (2016). Nonconscious motivational influences on cognitive processes in addictive behaviours.

Recent journal articles

Hamzeloo, M., Mashhadi, A., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2016). The Prevalence of ADHD and Comorbid Disorders in Iranian Adult Male Prison Inmates. Journal of Attention Disorders, 10.12 (10), 1-9.
A. Hammami Abran Abadi, H. Miladi-gorji, & Bigdeli, I. (2016). Effect of environmental enrichment on physical and psychological dependence signs and voluntary morphine consumption in morphine-dependent and morphine-withdrawn rats. Behavioural Pharmacology, 27 (2), 270-278.
Tabibi, Z., Graieli, F., & Abdekhodaei, M. (2016). Self-Reported Traffic Rule Compliance among a Sample of Iranian Preschoolers: Rule Knowledge, Danger Perception, Moral judgment & Self-Regulation. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 75 (1), 25-33.
Iranian, S., Mashhadi, A., Tabibi, Z., & Morteza Modares Gharavi (2016). Psychometric Properties of Relationship Scales Questionnaire in Iranian Female Students. Practice in Clinical Psychology, 4 (1), 43-50.
Iranian, S., Mashhadi, A., Tabibi, Z., & Morteza Modarres Gharavi (2016). The effectiveness of attachment-based group training on the psychological well-beingof a non-clinical sample of students with preoccupied insecure attachment style. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 18 (2), 109-115.
Soltani Shal, R., Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., Abdekhodaei, M., & Mohammad Tayyebi (2016). Effectiveness of cardiovascular disease specific psychotherapy [CSP] on the stress, Anxiety and depression of heart disease patients. International Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 10 (2), 89-93.
Salehi Fadardi, J., W. Miles Cox, & Amin Yazdi, S. (2016). Effects of Attention Control Training on Drug Abusers' Attentional Bias and Treatment Outcome.. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 84 (7), 1-13.
Fatemeh Damghani, Bigdeli, I., Hossein Miladi-gorji, & Atefeh Fadaei (2016). Swimming exercise attenuates psychological dependence and voluntary methamphetamine consumption in methamphet- amine withdrawn rats. Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, 19 (6), 594-600.
Salayani, F., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Mashhadi, A., Attarzadeh Hosseini, S., Reihaneh Ahmadzadeh Ghavidel, & Hosein Mashhadi Nejad (2016). Effect of Cognitive Pain Self-Management Program on Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in Women with Chron ic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Pilot Study. Evidence Based Care, 6 (2), 39-48.
Shahamat, F., Salehi Fadardi, J., Amin Yazdi, S., & Ali Talaei (2016). Study of behavioral inhibition in compulsive washing: Stop signal paradigm. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 18 (2), 76-81.
Atiyeh Taghavi-khalil Abada, Hossein Miladi-gorji, & Bigdeli, I. (2016). Effects of swimming exercise on morphine-induced reward and behavioral sensitization in maternally-separated rat pups in the conditioned place preference procedure. Neuroscience Letters, 631 (9), 79-84.
Moghaddas Zadeh Bazzaz, M., Salehi Fadardi, J., & John Parkinson (2016). Efficacy of the attention control trining program on reducing attentional bias in obese and overweight dieters. Appetite, 108 (108), 1-11.
Kamel Abbasi, A., Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei, Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., & Kareshki, H. (2016). Relationship of Attachment Styles and Emotional Intelligence With Marital Satisfaction. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 10 (3), 1-7.
Bigdeli, I., Ghassem Boroujerdi, F., Farzaneh Haji Zadeh, Golchehre Rahimi, Z., & Masoomeh Mihan Dust (2016). Comparing the Relationship between Focus of Attention and Attention Bias in Suicide and Non-suicide Attempters. Practice in Clinical Psychology, 4 (3), 151-158.
Abedini, E., Tabibi, Z., Ziaee, P., & Zare Zadeh Kheibari, S. (2016). A Qualitative Study on Parents’ Experiences from Sex Education to Teenage Girls Underlining Cultural Factors. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 18 (4), 202-211.
Memarmoghaddam, M., Taheri, H., Sohrabi, M., Mashhadi, A., & Ali Kashi (2016). Effects of a selected exercise programon executive function of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorde. Journal of Medicine and Life, 9 (4), 373-379.
Hojjat Farsangi, M., Naghizadeh, H., Abdekhodaei, M., & Rezai Kermany, M. (2016). Exploring the strategies proposed by Quran and Psychology for dealing with despairs. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 7 (3), 28-35.
Komeili, M., Haeri, M., Naseri Mogaddam, H., Abdekhodaei, M., & Maryam Safara (2016). Evaluating Psychological Disorders Based on DSM System and Adjust it with Jurisdictional Ideas of Naraghi; Researcher about Psychological Diseased. Social Sciences, 11 (12), 3038-3041.
Saljoghi, F., Abdekhodaei, M., Mahbobeh Delaram, Fatemeh Poodineh, & Fatemeh Rahnama (2016). Effects of Traditional and Descriptive Evaluation on Student Achievement Goals. Electronic Journal of Biology, 12 (4), 328-332.
A. Sarani, S. Rigi Yosef Abadi, Sedighe Azhari, S. R. Mazlom, & Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H. (2016). Relationship between demographic, obstetric factors and psychological hardiness in pregnant women referred to health centers in Mashhad. Tendenzen, 25 (4), 597-606.
A. Sarani, S. Azhari, S. Rigi Yousefabadi, S. R. Mazlom, & Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H. (2016). The relationship between personality characteristics and coping with perceived stress in pregnant women referred to health centers in Mashhad. International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research, 7 (4), 907-918.
A. Sarani, S. Azhari, S.r. Mazlom, & Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H. (2016). The Relationship between Coping Strategies During Pregnancy with Perceived Stress Level in Pregnant Mothers. Journal of Babol University of Medical Sciences, 18 (7), 7-13.

Recent theses and dissertations

Salehi, B. (2016). The effectiveness of emotional safety training on cognitive emotion regulation and subjective well-being in infertile women. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tavakoli Pol Aram, M. (2016). The Effectiveness of Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy in Improvement Cognitive emotion regulation and Sexual satisfaction in between Diabetic women type 2. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ali Akbari Shandiz, A. (2016). The effectiveness of positive group therapy on psycological capitals,anxiety,stress and depression in drop-out weman. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nateghian, S. (2016). Neuropsychological Profile Depression Disorder from Love Trauma: Comparison of the Effectiveness of Neurofeedback Intervention and Rehabilitation of Executive Function and Both on Improvement Indicators. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azadsefat, S. (2016). The Relationship of Hope and Social Adjustment with Academic Burnout Mediated by Self-efficacy in M. A Students. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tohidi, F. (2016). The effect of problem- solving skill training on improving the communication skill and aggression of teenagers: a triangulate study. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kazemeini, T. (2016). Study of Pattern of Object Relations focused Reflective Functioning in Parents of Children with Separation Anxiety Disorder:. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khorramabadi, R. (2016). The role of cognitive control processes (working memory, inhibition, task switching) with mediating self-control in prediction of extramarital relationship. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ahmadishorek Tokanlo, A. (2016). The Effectiveness of Group Therapy Based on Acceptance and Commitment on Disappointment, Psychological Distress, Psychastheni With SLE. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khakshour, M. (2016). Psychological Impact Excitation Light (PIEL) To Reduce Anxiety and Increase Concentration Power. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahimi, M. (2016). Migraine: A Multisensory Integrating Disorder and the Application of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in the Process of Pain. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Attari, A. (2016). emotion, temperament,social-cognitive traits and prosocial behaviour in abused children: evaluating a causal model. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Madanifard, M. (2016). Compare of the Executive functioning, Emotional regulation and Quality of sleep in the Opioid dependent patients with Methadone and Buprenorphine treated programs. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahmani, M. (2016). academic identity...Academic Achievement...self efficacy. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mesgar Khorasani, M. (2016). Effectiveness of schema therapy to reduce burnout and improve job satisfaction in Toos Porcelain Factory workers. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bromandnia, P. (2016). Comparison of Behavioral Training with Combination of Behavioral Training and Parent's Cognitive Restructuring in reducing children's sleep disturbances and increasing mother's sleep quality. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khabbaz Hoseyni, N. (2016). The Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment therapy on increasing of Cognitive Emotion Regulation, Resilience and Decrease of Experiential Avoidance in women with cancer. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alizade, S. (2016). Effectiveness of cognitive-humanistic group therapy on marital happiness , attitude to life , Self-Regulation on married women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Izadpanah Mohamad Abadi, S. (2016). the effectiveness of ecucating parenting according to islamic paradigm on reducing maternal parenting stress. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Seyedzadeh, I. (2016). The Effectiveness of Resilience Training through Pennsylvania Method on Marital boredom and Religious commitment. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Morvaridi, M. (2016). The Effectiveness of Group Therapy Based on Emotional Schema Therapy on Decrease of Anxiety Sensitivity and Increase of Emotion Regulation on Women with Social Anxiety Disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Emam Zamani, Z. (2016). The Effectiveness of Group Therapy Based on Emotional Schema Therapy on Increase of Tolerance of Uncertainty and Decrease of Anxiety and Worry on Women with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hassas, O. (2016). emotional schema therapy, emotional schemas, quality of life, cognitive emotion regulation. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Eshaghzadeh, S. (2016). Compare the Effectiveness of Group Therapy Combination of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Habit Reversal Therapy Pharmacotherapy in Reducing Symptoms, Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Hiar Pulling Disorder (Trichotillomania). , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Namazi Bakavoli, A. (2016). The Effectiveness of Positive group therapy on Sense of coherence and psychological capital in orphaned girls. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azar, E. (2016). Reviewing Alpha Waves Synchronization in Divergent and Convergent Thinking. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghazizadeh, S. (2016). The effectiveness of Trauma-Focused cognitive behavioural therapy for cognitive emotional regulation and improvement of Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Sexually Abused Children: A Single-Subject research. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farhadian, F. (2016). the effectiveness of sexual skills training on marital satisfaction and sexual intimacy of women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Masbough, M. (2016). The role of spiritual intelligence and attribution styles in predicting learning styles in students of pre-university. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gerayeli, M. (2016). Effectiveness of group emotionally focused therapy on increasing hope and interpersonal forgiveness in love trauma syndrome. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zolfaghari, H. (2016). comparison of executive functions in people with obsessive compulsive disorder and people with hording disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Pakravan, F. (2016). The Effectiveness of Forgiveness Therapy on Resiliency and Emotional expressivenessAmong women Damaged by Extramarital relationship. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dehghan, S. (2016). The effect of individualism and collectivism in predicting the marital satisfaction with the modification role of Hapiness path. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khosravi, S. (2016). Interaction between visual attention and visual working memory: retro - cue benefit in retrieval information and protect from visual interference. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sharifi, A. (2016). The Comparison of Executive Functions and Internalizing and Externalizing problems in children with symptoms of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yavari, M. (2016). The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy on Increasing Personal Growth, Purpose in Life and Self-Acceptance in Girls with codependence and Experience Emotional Breakdown. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Taheri, N. (2016). The Effectiveness of an Intimate Relationship Skills Training (PAIRS)on Increasing Marital Adjustment and Satisfaction in Women With Cancer. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezaie, F. (2016). The study of the status of the relationship between extroversion , Introversion and sensation seeking with high-risk behaviors in immigrant students. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ramezani, V. (2016). Parenting styles of Iranian parents; attitueds, Comparative Study, Extraction and measurement of indigenous model: A mixed method study. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parsaee, N. (2016). The study of comparative of relationship adaptable and inadaptable emotion cognitive regulation strategies in the mother of with and without children of with oppositional defiant Disorder symptoms. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sheikhnezami, S. (2016). Fundamentals of Personality Theory in Molla Sdra s View. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Agha Larzadeh, I. (2016). Role of Psychological Capital in Prediction of Delinquency Behavior in Adolescence, Mediator Role of Empathy and Forgiveness. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Safarpour, S. (2016). The role of marital conflicts on prediction of emotional divorce with the mediation of online social media usage. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moradipoor, B. (2016). relationship beteen clinical signs of Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder with driving aggressive behaviors and errors concerning attention whiledriving. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mousavi Jahan Abadi, A. (2016). Development and definition of femininity during the first childhood. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bagherzadeh, S. (2016). The Role of Executive Functions and Attachment Styles in Prediction of Psychological Capital in Student of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Najarpour Mohamadabadi, E. (2016). The effectiveness of brief object relations psychotherapy on reduction of interpersonal sensitivity of individuals with Avoidant Personality syndrome: A Single - Subject research. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rabbaani Paarsaa, M. (2016). The effectiveness of group motivational interviewing in reducing emotional eating and anxiety in obese patients: the moderator role of impulsiveness. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yaghobi, A. (2016). Compare of statistical representation of facial expression emotion in depressed and normal individuals. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zaghani, F. (2016). The effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction on selective attention, inhibition and working memory and academic achievement. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Eidgahian, N. (2016). The effectiveness of expressive group art therapy on internalizing problems and functional emotional developmental for parentless and mal-treated children. , (Master's thesis 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