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
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Psychology

Concentration areas offered by the Department of Psychology
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
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Clinical Psychology
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Consultancy (Family)
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Academic staff

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


Recent books

Recent journal articles

Moshirian Farahi, S., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Ghanaei Chamanabad, A., & Ali Yoonessi (2018). Predicting Neuroticism Based on EEG Power Oscillations: Fearful Face as a Mediator Role. International Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences, 7 (1), 92-97.
Saeed Tabatabaei Barzoki, Parvin Rafieinia, Bigdeli, I., & Mahmood Najafi (2018). The Role of Existential Aspects in Predicting Mental Health and Burnout. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 13 (1), 40-45.
Abdolahzadeh, Z., Bigdeli, I., & Mashhadi, A. (2018). The Prevalence of Behavioral Problems Among Primary School Children in Outskirts of Mashhad City, Iran. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, (0), 0-0.
Noorani, S., Mashhadi, A., Tabibi, Z., & (2018). Effect of daily life executive functions training on symptoms and adaptive skills in children with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Research and Health, 8 (3), 269-277.
Bigdeli, I., , & (2018). Construction and Validation of the Human Psychological Flourishing Scale (HPFS) in Sociocultural Context of Iran. Journal of Practice in Clinical Psychology, 6 (2), 129-139.
Hamzeloo, M., Mashhadi, A., Salehi Fadardi, J., & Ghahramanzadeh, M. (2018). Adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder among the prison inmates: An investigation of the executive function differences and comorbidity effects. Australian Journal of Psychology, 70 (3), 235-245.
Mohabbat Bahar, S., & Bigdeli, I. (2018). Stigma phenomenon to dementia in Iranian population: A phenomenological study. Dementia, 0 (0), 0-0.
Z. Hossainzadeh Maleki, K. Rasoolzadeh Tabatbaei, Mashhadi, A., & F. Moharreri (2018). Preschool children with attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder: Iranian fathers’ experiences. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (4), 283-293.
Salehzadeh, S., Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., & Kareshki, H. (2018). The Study of the Relationship between Alexithymia and Type D Personality with Perceived Stress as Mediator on the Blood Pressure of Heart Patients. Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science, 6 (3), 248-257.
Z. Soleymani, A.p. Meysami, Mashhadi, A., & Sh. Nematzadeh (2018). Cognitive and language intervention in primary language impairment: Studying the effectiveness of working memory training and direct language intervention on expansion of grammar and working memory capacities. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 34 (3), 235-268.
Bigdeli, I., Mohabbat Bahar, S., A.r. Boroumand, Ali Talaei, & F. Goli (2018). Iranian Psychiatrists Attitudes to Psychosomatic Medicine: A Qualitative Content Analysis. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 13 (4), 244-253.
Hosseinabadi, M., Ghanbary Hashemabady, B., Kareshki, H., & Modarres Gharavi, M. (2018). Narcissistic Disturbances as the Bedrock of Difficulties in Emotional Regulation and Self-Destructive Behavior in Melancholic Patients: A Psychoanalytic Re-Evaluation of Narcissus Myth. Journal of Practice in Clinical Psychology, 6 (1), 47-56.
Soheyla Khalaji, Bigdeli, I., Raheb Ghorbani, & Hossein Miladi-gorji (2018). Environmental Enrichment Attenuates Morphine-Induced Conditioned Place Preference and Locomotor Sensitization in Maternally Separated Rat Pups. Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, 9 (4), 241-250.
Attari, A., Ghanbary Hashemabady, B., Mashhadi, A., & Kareshki, H. (2018). Temperamental Characteristics and Prosocial Behaviour Among Iranian Early Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Prosocial Moral Reasoning, Emotion Regulation, and Emotion Lability. Journal of Practice in Clinical Psychology, 6 (4), 257-264.
Anahita Ensan, Rahele Babazadeh, Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., & Monavar Afzal Aghaei (2018). Effect of Training Based on Choice Theory on Health-Promoting Lifestyle Behaviors among Menopausal Women. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, 6 (2), 1253-1263.
Jamshidi, S., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., & Fakhri, M. (2018). Comparing psychological disorders in addicts treated under NA Association and TC Centers. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (2), 131-137.
Javadreza Vahedi, Afshin Shariat Mohaymany, Tabibi, Z., & Milad Mehdizadeh (2018). Aberrant Driving Behaviour, Risk Involvement, and Their Related Factors Among Taxi Drivers. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15 (8), 1626-1643.
Rafaee Saeedi, N., Mashhadi, A., & Ghanbary Hashemabady, B. (2018). The effectiveness of group reality therapy on personal identity crisis improvement with an emphasis on Life expectancy. Razavi International Journal of Medicine, 6 (4), 1-5.
Maryam Sahebari1,, Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Ahmadishorek Tokanlo, A., Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., & Mandana Khodashahi (2018). Efficacy of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Reducing Disappointment, Psychological Distress, and Psychasthenia among Systemic lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Patients. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 14 (2), 130-136.

Recent theses and dissertations

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Education and Psychology, Department of Psychology

Phone: +985138803646-3647

Fax: +985138807137