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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Academic staff

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

Research

Recent books

Mazaheri, M. (2017). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research.

Recent journal articles

Moeenizadeh, M., & Zarif, H. (2017). The efficacy of well-being therapy on depression in infertile women. International Journal of Fertility and Sterility, 10 (4), 363-370.
Salehi Fadardi, J., & Zeinab Azadi (2017). The Relationship between Trust-in-God, Positive and Negative Affect, and Hope. Journal of Religion and Health, 0 (0), 1-11.
Moghaddas Zadeh Bazzaz, M., Salehi Fadardi, J., & John Parkinson (2017). Efficacy of the attention control trining program on reducing attentional bias in obese and overweight dieters. Appetite, 108 (108), 1-11.
Vaziri, Z., Mashhadi, A., Sepehri Shamloo, Z., & Soudabe Shahidsales (2017). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Cognitive Emotion Regulation and Clinical Symptoms in Females With Breast Cancer. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 11 (4), 1-6.
Mohamadzadeh Moghaddam, A., Tabibi, Z., Ayati, E. (2017). Screening out accident-prone Iranian drivers: are their at-fault accidents related to driving behavior. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 46 (16), 451-461.
Abdolahzadeh, Z., Mashhadi, A., & Tabibi, Z. (2017). Effectiveness of mindfulness-based therapy on the rate of symptoms and mindfulness in adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Fundamentals of Mental Health, 19 (1), 30-37.
Abazari Bozhgani, P., Fereidoni, M., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2017). Comparison of attention in females before and after puberty and during menopause. Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research, 24 (1), 9-14.
Mohabbat Bahar, S., Bigdeli, I., Mashhadi, A., & Mohammad Moradi-joo (2017). Investigation of Stigma Phenomenon in Cancer: A Grounded Theory Study. International Journal of Cancer Management, 10 (2), 1-7.
Samira Hajheidari, Hossein Miladi-gorji, & Bigdeli, I. (2017). Environmental Enrichment Prevents Methamphetamine-Induced Spatial Memory Deficits and Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior in Rats. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, 12 (1), 8-14.
Shamim Razaghi Kashani, Mashhadi, A., & Moshirian Farahi, S. (2017). An Investigation of Executive Functions and Cognitive Emotion Regulation in Labor Children Undergoing Training at Educational Centers. European Scientific Journal, 13 (11), 224-236.
W. Miles Cox, Eric Klinger, & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2017). Free will in addictive behaiors: a matter of definition. Addictive Behaviors Reports, 5 (1), 94-103.
Ghavidel Rize, F., Salehi Fadardi, J., F. Sedaghat, & Tabibi, Z. (2017). Testing Older Adults for Signs of Age- Related Cognitive Decline: Clock Drawing Test vs. Mini-Mental State Examinati. Journal of Practice in Clinical Psychology, 5 (2), 141-148.
Vakili, M., Kimiaei, S., Mashhadi, A. (2017). To Compare the Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Couple therapy, Emotion- Focused couple Therapy on Interpersonal Cognitive Distortions of Couples. International journal of philosophy and social-psychological sciences, 3 (2), 1-11.
M.torabi, A.pooriamehr, Bigdeli, I., & H. Miladi-gorji (2017). Maternal swimming exercise during pregnancy attenuates anxiety/depressive-like behaviors and voluntary morphine consumption in the pubertal male and female rat offspring born from morphine dependent mothers. Neuroscience Letters, 2017 (659), 110-114.
Raouf Hadadi Sani, S., Tabibi, Z., Salehi Fadardi, J., & D. Stavrinos (2017). Aggression, emotional self-regulation, attentional bias, and cognitive inhibition predict risky driving behavior. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 109 (1), 78-88.
Bahrami, B., Mashhadi, A., Kareshki, H., & A. Bahrami (2017). Role of Mediating Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies and Goal Adjustment in Relationship between Personality Characteristics and Quality of Life of Patients with Cancer. International Journal of Cancer Management, 10 (12), 1-8.
Azam Rajabian, A., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Moshirian Farahi, S., Najmi, M., & M. Dehghan Tarzjani (2017). Comparison of Prospective Memory and Cognitive Abilities in Addicts treated by Methadone-Maintenance/without Me thadone-Maintenance and Normal People. European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, 6 (1), 104-112.
Ranjbari, M., Kimiaei, S., & Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H. (2017). EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EMOTION - FOCUSED - COUPLE - THERAPY AND SOLUTION - FOCUSED - COUPLE - THERAPY ON HAPPINESS AND INEFFICIENT MARITAL COMMUNICATIONAL ATTITUDEs. Pharmacophore, 8 (6), 10-20.
Madanifard, M., , & Bigdeli, I. (2017). Comparison of Sleep Problems in Opioid-Dependent Patients under Methadone and Buprenorphine Treatment. Journal of Sleep Sciences, 2 (2), 34-39.

Recent theses and dissertations

Nasiri, F. (2017). cognitive, emotional and neuropsychological indices of generalized anxiety disorder: effectiveness of unified transdiagnostic treatment with and without transcranial direct current stimulation. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sabori, S. (2017). : Envy, Neuroticism, Self-restraint/ Inhibition, Self-organization/problem-solving, Emotional self-regulation, Working memory. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hashemi Golestan, N. (2017). The Role of Schema maladaptive and personality traits in predicting students' communication with the mediation of perfectionism. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azarbadkan, F. (2017). The formulation and implementation of the protocol for regulating masturbation which emphasized on Islamic approaches - case study. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Goli, E. (2017). the role of parents interaction patterns in obsessive-compulsive disorder in iranian culture. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghaffari Rad, J. (2017). The role of social networks on prediction of marital boredom with the mediation of religious commitment. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gharibzadeh, Z. (2017). The mediating role of sense of coherence in the relationship between attachment and alexithymia. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kheirkhah, M. (2017). Comparison of the Role of Unpleasant Stimuli during Morphine Dependency Induction on Morphine Seeking Behavior in Socially Isolated and Normal Mice. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hoseininode, A. (2017). Comparison of the effectiveness of schema therapy and therapeutic reflection in reducing insomnia, depression, anxiety in women. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahsavani, S. (2017). Effectiveness of group emotional schema therapy on reducing headache attacks and improving cognitive-emotional regulation strategies in women with migraine. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rafaee Saeedi, N. (2017). the psychological impact of breast cancer: systemstic review, preventive therapy package design and determine the affectiveness of its. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heibaty Gojani, R. (2017). The Effectiveness of Group Therapy Based on Acceptance and Commitment on hoplessness, Psychologica Distress and Psychasthenia in women with multiple sclerosis. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sourmeh, A. (2017). The Effectiveness of Group Compassion Focused Therapy on Reduction of Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety and Quality of Life in Patients with Cancer in Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ashofteh Pour, N. (2017). Effectiveness of mindfulness based cognitive therapy ( MBCT ) on reducing externalizing problems and improving attentional function in adolescents with attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Noghabi, R. (2017). Comparison of educational tasks based on exploratory learning in the framework of the cognitive education model with the traditional method in teaching sewing design. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghanbari, A. (2017). The Effectiveness of Resilience Training Based on Pennsylvania Method On Decrease Anger Rumination and Academic Stress. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Fazel, F. (2017). Investigating the role of Gardners Multiple Intelligences in Marital Satisfaction with the Mediating Role of Forgiveness. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Javadikia, M. (2017). The effectiveness of Wells' metacognition therapy on rumination and thought control of scrupulous obsession patients. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Eskandari, S. (2017). comparing the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy and reflexology for patients with obesity to weight loss,decrease anexiety and depression. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghafoorian Noroozi, P. (2017). Investigating the Factors Affecting Women's extramarital Relationships: Designing, Compilation and implementation of multidimensional interventions. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghahramanzadeh, M. (2017). Executive Functions, Emotion Regulation and Quality of Relationship in Couples with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder: Effectiveness of the New Treatment in Couple Therapy with the Focused on ADHD.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tavakoli, Z. (2017). Developing an Educational Program to Overcome Moral Abnormalities Based on Ghazali's Veiw. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moshirian Farahi, S. (2017). Investigation of Brain Activity in Neuroticism and Extraversion Factors Based on the Mediator Role of Dynamic Facial Emotional Expressions. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karbasi, T. (2017). Effectiveness of cognitive-emotional regulation intervention on decreasing rumination, depression and maladaptive strategies of cognitive regulation of excitement of depressed women exposed to suicide attempt. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Etemadi, A. (2017). Forgiveness, executive functions and emotion regulation: Designing and performing a neuropsychological treatment of forgiveness oriented protocol focused on executive functions in extramarital relationship. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farhoodi, F. (2017). The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy based on exposure and response prevention on reduction of obsessive compulsive symptoms, changing P300 component and improving executive functioning in scrupulosity and contamination obsessions. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghodsi, A. (2017). Comparative study between existential group therapy and Adlerian group therapy on self-compassion and social interest in maladaptive student. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Oliyaie, H. (2017). The effectiveness of practical intimate relationship skills(PAIRS) training based on self-disclosure, guilt Feelings, and fear of intimacy on distress couples. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akbari, A. (2017). Investigate the deficits in executive functions of personality disorder and comparing the effectiveness of integrated therapy with schema therapy on improving the deficits in executive functions and reducing the aggression of prisoners. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azadegan Mehr, M. (2017). The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Anxiety, Cognitive Flexibility and Resilience of Divorced Mothers. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zarghani, S. (2017). Effectiveness of Integration Group Therapy on Emotional Self-Awareness, Assertiveness and Meaning of Life of Prisoners. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Akbari, F. (2017). The Effectiveness of Meta-cognition Based Education on Reducing Depression, Anxiety, and Anger of Hyperactivity Disorder Mothers. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shahrzadnia, F. (2017). Study the Effectiveness of Admission and Commitment Education on Aggression, High-risk Behaviors and Family Functioning in Addicts under Treatment. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mortaz Hejri, I. (2017). Study of Electrical Activity (Asymmetry) in EEG Alpha and Beta Bands during Emotion Recognition Under the induction of music base on Valence-Arousal Model Regarding the Trait Anxiety.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghorbani Moghaddam, A. (2017). Effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation on executive functions of Ischemic stroke patients. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zarei, V. (2017). Effectiveness of group therapy based on gestalet psychology on marital commitment, adaptation and burn out in womans under care of Behzisty organization. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zarif, H. (2017). Explaining the psycho-social consequences of womens infertility based on mixed method: Development and designing training-support protocol. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karimi, N. (2017). the effectiveness of emotional schema group therapy on anexity quqliti of life toleratin of uncertain Aghanestanian emmigrant women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohammadi, H. (2017). The Effectiveness of Group Therapy Based on Emotional Schema Therapy on Decrease of Loneliness, Rumination and Psychological Distress on Divorced Women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Samie Fard, M. (2017). The Role of Explicit and Implicit Emotional Working Memory in Controlling Impulsivity: Developing and Efficacy of a New Cognitive Intervention Program. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kadivar, R. (2017). Effectiveness of the SYMBIS-based Premarital Training on Improving Individuality, Conflict Tactics and Increasing Sexual Knowledge and Attitude of Girls. , (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