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Investigating the effectiveness of behavioral parent training in bullying, emotional regulation and social adjustment of male students

Authors: Davood Nesayiand and Hassan Toozandehjani

Int J Med Res Health Sci.78-83 | pdf PDF Full Text

ABSTRACT
This research is a semi-experimental study (pretest-posttest and follow-up design with a nonequivalent control group). To
this end, a sample size of 30 secondary school male students (first period) was selected through convenience sampling and
voluntarily from the statistical population of 10133 male students studying in District 1 of Mashhad. For data collection,
Olweus Bully Questionnaire, Garnefski Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire and Social Adjustment Scale (SAS)
were applied. The data was analyzed using SPSS software and based on variance analysis test with repeated measures,
Hine-Feldet post hoc test and also the paired testof Bonferroni multiple comparisons. The results of this research
demonstrated that behavioral parent training has had a significant impact on bullying, emotional regulation and social
adjustment of students (P= 0.000).
Keywords: Behavioral parent training, bullying, emotional regulation, social adjustment

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