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Sadr Mohamadi R, Kalantari M, Molavi H. Effectiveness of Life Skills Training on Subjective Well_Being of the Female Teenagers: Short Report. JRUMS. 2011; 10 (1) :103-108
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-1055-en.html

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  Background and Objectives : Life skills include group of skills and abilities which help individuals resolve issues in their lives and control conflicts in interpersonal relationship . The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the method of life skill training on subjective well_being of female high school students.

  Materials and Methods : This semi-experimental study was conducted as a post test , and two pre-test surveys (at one-month follow up). Statistical population comprised all female high-school students of Rafsanjan city in 2010 and the sampling method was multi-stage cluster sampling. Among 148 students who filled the questionnaires, 30 students who had the least subjective well_being score were randomly separated into two groups of 15 students (here called intervention and control groups). The data was gathered by revised subjective well_being Questionnaire prepared by Molavi in 2008 which involves 39 expressions, from 1 to 5 Likert scale, and also by the researcher’s own questionnaire containing demographic information . The intervention group took part in 8 of 90-minute training sessions and the pre test and one-month follow up scores were then analsyed by co-variance test using SPSS software.

  Results: The pre- test data from the two groups showed no significant difference, however, the post test and one-month follow up scores were significantly higher than control group ( p=0.0001) .This difference was also observed in follow up survey ( p=0.0001)

  Conclusion : The results of this study show that life skills training courses can improve the feeling of happiness and life satisfaction.

  Key words : Life skills training, Subjective well-being, Students

  

  Funding: This research was funded by Esfahan University.

  Conflict of interest: None declared.

  Ethical Approval: The Ethics Committee of Esfahan University approved the study.

  How to cite this article : Sadr Mohamadi R, Kalantari M, Molavi H . Effectiveness of Life Skills Training on Subjective Well_Being of the Female Teenagers (Short Report). J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2011 10(Supll): 103-108. [Farsi]

 

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Type of Study: Short Report | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2011/07/4

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