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

Shahrbanoo Aali
Assistant Professor
Mohammad Saeid Abdekhodaei
Associate Professor
Hamid Reza Aghamohammadian Sharbaf
Professor
Mohaamad Javad Asgari Ebrahimabad
Assistant Professor
Imanollah Bigdeli
Professor
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
Professor
Zohreh Sepehri Shamloo
Associate Professor
Zahra Tabibi
Associate Professor

Research

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, 30 (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.

Recent theses and dissertations

Azam Rajabian, A. (2018). The Effectiveness of Mindfulness- Based Cognitive Therapy on Improving the Working Memory, Inhibition and Cognitive Flexibility in Individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Afzalinia, M. (2018). Examining attention necessity for phenomenal consciousness in iconic memory using stroop paradigm. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Jafarizaveh, S. (2018). The Study of Autobiographical memory Difficulties in Children with Autistic spectrum Disorder. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezadad, N. (2018). Moderating Role of Islamic Religious Orientation in the Relationship between Multidimensional Responsibility and Rreligious Happiness in Married people. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghaempanah, M. (2018). The effectiveness of brief object relatons psychotherapy on the patterns of repetition compulsion in borderline personality syndrome: A Single Subject research. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Maddah, R. (2018). Determinants of Motivation in the Goal Theory of Current Concerns as Applied to Promoting Womens Motivation to Exercise. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseini, M. (2018). Study of Relation between Resiliency and Job Burnout with The mediating role o Mental Health in Teachers. , ( Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Vedadian, Z. (2018). The role of purposeful parenting in purposefulness and self understanding of adolescent. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghalenovi, F. (2018). The effect of schema therapy on reducing early maladaptive schemas of anxiety and marital conflict in mothers withe Down syndrome in Sabzevar, Iran. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Moshtaghi, M. (2018). The effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment based therapy on psychological capitals among mothers in children with Down Syndrome. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dolatabadi, M. (2018). Investigating Cognitive Sequential Dependencies on users decisions in Cyberspace. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bondar Kakhki, Z. (2018). The effectiveness of mindful parenting training on reduced parenting stress, improvement parent-child interactions, mother's cognitive emotion regulation and preschooler children's executive function. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Molavi Gonabadi, E. (2018). Investigating the Relationship between Metacognitive Beliefs and cognitive-attentional syndromes in female students with social anxiety: The role of the mediator of uncertainty intolerance and tolerance of ambiguity. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Etemadi, M. (2018). The effectiveness of psychodrama on emotional expression, interpersonal relationships and the quality of life of married women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Robatifiroozehchi, Z. (2018). The Relationship between Executive Function with Internalizing Symptoms, Processing Speed and Academic Functioning in the Children with Learning Disorders: The Mediator Effect of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sharifi, M. (2018). The role of sexual self-confidence in predicting marital intimacy in woman with Lupus, the role of mediating perceived social support and psychological capital. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Fadaei, M. (2018). The effectiveness of unified transdignostic treatment of Barlow on self- differentiation and difficulties in emotion regulation in client with anxiety symptoms. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Kalantar, G. (2018). Synergistic role of anxiety sensitivity, emotional order and resilience in the emergence of psychological problems of firefighters: Comparison of the effectiveness of integrated diagnostic fetal therapy with acceptance and commitment therapy. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghadiry, F. (2018). The Effectiveness of Teaching Social Skills on the Adaptation and Development of Student Adolescents in Boarding Schools. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Borhani Nia, M. (2018). Appraisal processing and Hostility Attribution Bias in Impulsive Aggression in children with Externalize disorders. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Golsoomiyan, M. (2018). working memory whithout consciousnes;assessing event-related brain potential. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tavakolian Akbari, Z. (2018). The Effectiveness of Emotional Working Memory Training on Improving Cognitive Function, Memory Function, Emotion Regulation and Depression in aging. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Lali, S. (2018). Investigation of venrgence (eye movement) as an objective marker for the diagnosis of ADHD children using eye tracing. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahmoudi, M. (2018). effectiveness of meta-cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapy of rumination, cognitive fusion, cognitive-attentional syndrome and depression symptoms in older adults with major depression. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ziaee, P. (2018). Experinse of womans in sexual dysfucntions baise on Noberes portocol. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hassanzadeh, M. (2018). Emotional dysregulation and children anxiety: Effectiveness of combination of emotional socialization training and family accommodation corrected on improvement of emotional dysregulation, anxiety and functional outcomes. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Askarnia Faal, V. (2018). Investigation of Role of couples communication patterns in the relationship between emotional regulation strategies, alexithymia with marital satisfaction. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abadi Koshkmehdi, N. (2018). The Effectiveness of compassion-focused therapy (CFT) on the Self- Compassion and Psychological Capital of women headed households. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Soltani, S. (2018). Effectiveness of communication enrichment training on family functions, resilience and forgiveness of married women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Zohoori, S. (2018). The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy Positive-based on life quality improvement (QOLi) on the quality of life and Psychological Well-being of women headed households. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nazemi, N. (2018). The Effectiveness of Learning Life Skills on Psychological Capital and Cognitive Implication of Excitement in Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohabbat Bahar, S. (2018). Smartphone addiction: Validation of an instrument for measuring, modeling of effective factors, designing and effectiveness of treatment protocol based on cognitive-behavioral approach. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sistani Pour, N. (2018). The Effectiveness of Emotional schema Therapy on the Balancing of the Dark Trait of Personality, Increasing the Flourishing and Cognitive Flexibility of Women Head of the family. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nikahd, Z. (2018). Effectiveness of hypnosis on weight loss, lifestyle self-efficacy related to weight and personality characteristics in obese people. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khedmat Gozar, F. (2018). : Comparison of the Effectiveness of Couple's Enrichment Teaching Training in Gutmann's Practice with Practical Approach (PAIRS) in Reducing Conflict and Marital Burning of Women in the City of Mashhad border. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghanimatdan, Z. (2018). The Effectiveness of Emotional Schema Therapy on Reducing the Fear of Negative Evaluation, Internal Shame, and uncertain tolerance of Female Heads of Families. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Asghari Kaklar, F. (2018). The Effectiveness of Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy on Love Trauma Syndrome and Sense of Guilt in Female students with Neuroticism.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezvani, Z. (2018). effect of assertive training on social anxiety and adolescent aggression. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohamadnia, S. (2018). Modeling and compiling an explanatory framework for major depression based on brain executive functions mediated by basic functions (distorted cognitive style, rumination, cognitive emotional regulation): Compilation of an intervention protocol and its effectiveness test on depressed people. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Davami Ebdal Abadi, M. (2018). Investigating the role of mediating anxiety in the relationship between metacognitive beliefs and psychological integrity with psychological well-being and marital satisfaction in married women. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abbasi, M. (2018). Development of cool and hot Executive Functions and Its Relationships with Functional Outcomes in Preschool Children. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Gholamrezai Nejad, F. (2018). The mediating role of child attachment style in relationship with mothers self differentiation and theory of mind among girls aged 5-7 and 10-12. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shid Anbarani, B. (2018). Effectiveness of well-being therapy on resilience, psychological well-being and life satisfaction in women of addiction treatment residential center. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Barzegar, S. (2018). The Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction on Physical and Psychological Well-being of Mothers of Down Syndrome Children. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Matinfar, E. (2018). conceptualization of inhibitory control in relation to worry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder symptoms severity: designing a cognitive training based in inhibition. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Esmaeili, E. (2018). womens psychological well-being and prenatal distress : moderator role of family developmental functioning. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosseinzadeh, M. (2018). The purpose of this study is to notice the relationship between self-esteem, resilience and religious orientation with mental health of Afghanistanian students studying in Mashhads university.. , (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