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
Hamidreza Aghamohammadian Sharbaf
Professor
Mohaamad Javad Asgari Ebrahimabad
Associate Professor
Imanollah Bigdeli
Professor
Ali Ghanaei Chamanabad
Associate Professor
Bhram Ali Ghanbary Hashemabady
Professor
Seyed Ruhollah Hosseini
Assistant Professor
Zahra Maleki
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


Recent journal articles

Aali, S., & Rafizadeh , G. (2021). Role of Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies on Mental Health and Quality of Life in Allergic Patients. International Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 14 (4), 211-216.
Tabibi, Z., David C Schwebel, Mohamadzadeh Moghaddam, A., Salehi Fadardi, J., & Mirzaei Feizabadi, S. (2021). Differential effects of stimulant versus opiate drugs on driving performance. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 150 (), 105885-105893.
James Russel Pike, Salehi Fadardi, J., Alan Stacy, & Bin Xie (2021). The prospective association between illicit drug use and nonprescription opioid use among vulnerable adolescents. Preventive Medicine, 143 (), 106383-106393.
Aali, S., Abbas Esmaeilzadeh2, Esmaeilzade, Z., & Faizian, N. (2021). The Role of Traumatic Childhood Experiences in Predicting Affective Control and Object Relations in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. International Journal of Pediatrics, 9 (2), 12927-12938.
Saba Ashrafi, Rahim Moradi, Mashhadi, A., & Habibeh Bashir Nejad (2021). Effectiveness of Time Management Training on Nursing Students' Academic Achievement and Resilience. Future of Medical Education Journal, (), -.
Fatemeh Mirzaei Poueenak, Nikzad Ghanbari Pirkashani, Roghieh Nooripour, Hosseini, S., Mazloomzadeh, M., & Shirkhani, M. (2021). Psychometric validation of the Persian version of the community assessment of psychotic experiences-42 (CAPE-42) in Iranian college students. Psychosis, 14 (1), 81-92.
Gomroki, G., Behzadi, H., Fattahi, R., & Salehi Fadardi, J. (2021). Identifying effective cognitive biases in information retrieval. Journal of Information Science, (), -.
Farhad Taremian, Zakaria Eskandari, Mohsen Dadashi, & Hosseini, S. (2021). Disrupted resting-state functional connectivity of frontal network in opium use disorder. Applied Neuropsychology - Adult, (), -.
Tabibi, Z., David Schweble, & Zolfaghari, H. (2021). Road-Crossing Behavior in Complex Traffic Situations: A Comparison of Children With and Without ADHD. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, (), -.
Mona Azarbuyeh, Abbas Bakhshipour Rodsari, & Mashhadi, A. (2021). The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy in improving symptoms of children with chronic tic disorder. Social Determinants of Health, 7 (1), 1-8.
Sharifi, A., Nazila Shojaeian, Mashhadi, A., Tabibi, Z., & Atefe Soltanifar (2021). Comparison of executive functions in disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Learning and Motivation, 75 (), 101747-14.
Parsa, Z., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Kareshki, H., Mousa-al-reza Hadjzadeh, & Seyyedmoharrami, I. (2021). The effectiveness of acceptance and commitment group therapy on marital conflict and psychological capital of married women with type 2 diabetes. Psychology and Education, 58 (5), 2571-2584.
Farzad Nasiri, Shokofeh Sharii, Mashhadi, A., & Rebecca Sharp (2021). Premenstrual Syndrome: The Role of Emotion Regulation Strategies and Trait Meta-Mood. Journal of Rational - Emotive and Cognitive - Behavior Therapy, (), -.
Ehsani, A., Kareshki, H., & Bigdeli, I. (2021). Towards Constructing an Integrated Model for the Cognitive System: Revisiting Semantic Networks. Cognitive Studies, 21 (1), 1-12.
Hassanzadeh, M., Mashhadi, A., Cynthia Suveg, Bigdeli, I., Amin Yazdi, S., & Mahdi Abdollahzadeh Rafi (2021). Combined Emotional Socialization Training and Family Accommodation Modification: Impact on Emotional Regulation and Anxiety Symptoms in Anxious Children. Behavior Therapy, 53 (2), 281-293.
Hashemian Moghadam, A., Aghamohammadian Sharbaf, H., Abdekhodaei, M., Kareshki, H., & Mona Joody (2021). Investigation of Structural Relationships of Factors Affecting Posttraumatic Growth in Women With Breast Cancer. Journal of Holistic Nursing and Midwifery, 31 (4), 280-290.
Mehdi Mikani, & Rasoolzadeh Tabatabaei, K. (2021). Religious Fundamentalism and Quest as Predictors of Moral Foundations Among Iranian Muslims. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 60 (4), 811-829.
Robatifiroozehchi, Z., Mashhadi, A., & Bigdeli, I. (2021). The comparison of sluggish cognitive tempo, processing speed, and executive functions in female children with specific learning disabilities and typically developing female children: A pilot study. Applied Neuropsychology - Child, (), -.
Ghahramanzadeh, M., Mashhadi, A., Sepehri Shamloo, Z., & Kimiaei, S. (2021). Comparing emotional disturbances and quality of life in couples with attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder and ordinary couples. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 23 (1), 53-60.
Shareh, H., Maryam Ghodsi, & Samira Keramati (2021). Emotion-focused group therapy among women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder: A randomized clinical trial. Psychotherapy Research, 32 (4), 440-455.
Parsa, Z., Asgari Ebrahimabad, M., Kareshki, H., Mousa-al-reza Hadjzadeh, & Seyyedmoharrami, I. (2021). The effectiveness of acceptance and commitment group therapy on sexual satisfaction and psychological capital of married women with type 2 diabetes. Psychology and Education, 58 (5), 2585-2595.

Recent theses and dissertations

Khorramabadi, S. (2021). Comparison of Cognitive Impairment in Pacemaker Patients with and without Atrial Fibrilation Arrhythmia. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Faezi, M. (2021). Relationship between temperament patterns and personality traits (introversion and extroversion) with parenting styles. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abbaszadeh, B. (2021). The Effect of Unified Transdiagnostic Treatment on Irritability and Disruptive behavior in Orphan & Poor Parenting Adolescents: The Mediating Role of Emotional Regulation & Information Processing Bias. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bokharaee Najafi, S. (2021). Neuropsychological disorders and adaptive behavioral problems in children with cancer: A Comparison of Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, central nervous system tumors, lymphoma and neuroblastoma. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mohtashami, M. (2021). The effectiveness of Emotion-Focused therapy on emotion seeking, marital intimacy and Self-Compassion of women involved in extramarital relationships. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Haghdadi, H. (2021). The role of personality traits and mental skills in athlete burnout of martial and non martial athletes. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Farrokhi, H. (2021). Neurocognitive Analysis of Self-Injury Behavior based on Research domain criteria -RDoC- Framework: Development of treatment protocol and its application. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Molahshahi, A. (2021). The role of mindfulness empowerment in the relationship between anxiety and avoidance of attachment and reflection function of mothers of autistic children. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nami, S. (2021). The mediating role of theory of mind in the relationship between critical thinking and self-organization in adults in Mashhad. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Seyedzadeh Dalooiy, S. (2021). Systematic review of porn addiction factors and The effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy -ACT-, transcranial electrical stimulation -tDCS- and combination therapy on the obtained factors: A single-subject study. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Aziminiya, M. (2021). Relation between parenting style and covid-19 anxiety in adolescents: The Mediating role of dysfunctional attitudes and cognitive flexibility.. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghaeni, M. (2021). Investigating the Relationship between adolescent Perceptions of Caregiver during Childhood with Antisocial Behaviors, Emotion Face Expression and Mood Irritability with Emotion in Violent and Nonviolent Criminals:The mediating role of Executive Functions and Theory of Mind. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghassab Mehrjerd, M. (2021). Comparison of neuropsychological characteristics of stock market investors with non-investors. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Alishahi, A. (2021). Evaluation of the effect of neurofeedback and biofeedback training -heart rate changes- on improving the components of working memory and cognitive functions -attention, inhibition, decision making- of accountants with the middle role of anxiety and stress variables. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Marouzi, A. (2021). a comparative study of the therapeutic effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation -tdsc- with and without computer cognitive rehabilitation on emotion regulathion, behavioral inhibition, and headache in individual with migraine. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bakhshizadeh, S. (2021). Phenomenology of womens adaptation to their husbands polygamy. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hassanpour Azghadi, H. (2021). Mens perception of their wives premenstrual syndrome and training package. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Yonocy, M. (2021). The role of resilience in mediating the relationship between psychological cohesion and depression, anxiety and stress of Balkh University students. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sarwari, F. (2021). Typology of female students and their mother s understanding of premarital relationships and relationship management strategies. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azami, M. (2021). The effect of recognizing facial emotions with mask and emotional speech on adolescents' social judgment. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahmannejad, Z. (2021). Investigation of the relationship between changes in organizational citizenship behavior, perceived threat, and attentional bias to the sources of threat in employees. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mazloomzadeh, M. (2021). The role of neuroticism, extraversion and behavioral brain systems in predicting the emotional problems caused by Covid-19 in the clinical sample: The mediating role of meta-diagnostic components and emotion regulation. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shekofte, M. (2021). Comparison of psychological hardiness, perceived social support And quality of life in mothers and women without children. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Dehnabaei, Z. (2021). Improving the executive functions of working memory ,attention and inhibition and its effect on adolescents' driving skills with and with out symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Roushan Zamir, M. (2021). The Relationship between Risk Perception, Law Enforcement Perception, and Perception of the Environment with High-Risk Behaviors and Motorcycle Accidents: The moderating role of age and the purpose of motorcycling. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karimipour, S. (2021). Evaluation of psychological characteristics of people with a bad background before and after applying the humanistic psychotherapy model in Arshia Olive Factories Group. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tahan, H. (2021). Investigation of psychometric properties of Barkley Deficits in Executive Functioning Scales in children with learning disabilities: Factor structure and its relationship with behavioral problems. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Shirkhani, M. (2021). Predicting the Severity of Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms based on Childhood Traumatic Experiences: The Mediating role of Shame and Self-Criticism. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Nazarian, A. (2021). Investigating the interaction between internal and external memory and the effect of technology on the relationship between these two memories. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Salari, F. (2021). The Relationship between perfectionism and marital satisfaction mediated by rumination and psychological well-being. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mali, M. (2021). The effect of geometric markers of curve on driver s speed reduction when they are habituated to road environment. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Tousi, S. (2021). Comparison of defense mechanisms in cancer patient in the progressive phase and patients in the responsive phase by considering the mediating role of ego empowerment. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Parvizi, M. (2021). Evaluation of the effectiveness of mobile-based intervention on obesity based on Evaluation of the effectiveness of mobile-based intervention on obesity based on Ecological momentary interventions. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Heydarzadeh, R. (2021). Comparison of the Effectiveness of Group Mindfulness Therapy based on Kabat-Zin Meditation Model and Langerin Mindfulness on Social Functioning and Life Expectancy of Women with Depression. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Najariabdulabadi, M. (2021). The Relationship between Maternal Corona Anxiety and Child Anxiety with Mediating Role of Impulse Control. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rezaee, M. (2021). The role of mindfulness empowerment mediated by emotion regulation on the reflective function of mothers with abnormal children. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mahdianpour, F. (2021). The mediating role of self-regulatory processes in relation to critical thinking skills and self-control processes. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Mousavi Nejad, S. (2021). Prevalence of Psychotic Experiences in Children and Adolescents; Investigation of psychological predictors. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Soltani, N. (2021). The effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral therapy in reducing coronary heart disease and death anxiety survivors. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahimi, F. (2021). The effectiveness of unified protocol transdiagnostic treatment in group format on emotional regulation, cognitive flexibility, mindful emotional awareness and quality of life in women with breast cancer. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hamedani, A. (2021). The Relation between social support and suicidal ideation: mediating role of COVID-19 anxiety. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Rahimifar, M. (2021). Investigating the effect of mothers attachment styles and defense mechanisms on their primary school male childrens anxiety disorder. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Azam Rajabian, A. (2021). Analysis of the causes of Body Dysmorphic Disorder in women: Designing and developing a treatment model to reduce it.. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Karami, M. (2021). Investigating the relationship between cognitive abilities, risk-taking, and time perspective with the academic success of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad students. , (Doctoral dissertation of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Bakhshi, H. (2021). Investigating the moderating role of psychological capital in the relationships between job characteristics based on the Karasek and Theorell model and employees\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' occupational health. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Abdolmomen Toussi, F. (2021). Investigating the relationship between teachers emotional intelligence and students interest in the lesson with the mediating variable of teachers teaching style. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Sharifi, N. (2021). Investigating the Relationship between Mindfulness and Cognitive Ability with Innovative Work Behavior, Job Performance and Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Bank Managers Mediated by Job Stress in Corona Virus Epidemic Conditions. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Khavari Khorasani, N. (2021). human and environment: research of relationship between components of man made environment and prepration for sexual arousal. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Hosaini, S. (2021). The Relationship between Virtual Social Networks and the Rupture of Couples Relationships Mediated by Loneliness and Frustration. , (Master's thesis of Clinical Psychology). Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad.
Ghanbari, N. (2021). The role of job motivation in predicting the entrepreneurial behavior of the staff of the Martyr and Veterans Affairs Foundation through mediation of self efficacy and organizational commitment. , (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