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Mahdavi A, Yaghoobi A, Rashid K, Kordnoghabi R. (2020). Comparison of the Effect of Compassion_based Techniques and Cognitive_Behavioral Schema Therapy Techniques in Reducing Loneliness and Emotion Regulation Difficulties in Runaway Adolescent Girls. Iranian Evolutionary and Educational Psychology. 2(1), 33-45. doi:10.29252/ieepj.2.1.33
URL: http://ieepj.hormozgan.ac.ir/article-1-159-en.html
1- PhD student of educational psychology, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan
2- Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan
3- Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan
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Although girls' running away from home may seem to be an individual phenomenon at first glance, it is the source of many deviant and anti-social behaviors due to the detrimental consequences it has on social order. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of training compassion-based techniques and schema therapy cognitive and emotional techniques in reducing loneliness and emotional dysregulation in runaway adolescent girls. In this study, a single subject design was used. The statistical population of the study includes all runaway adolescent girls (age range 12-19) of Hamedan city in 1398 that referred to the Social Emergency Center of Hamedan. The sampling method is purposive sampling. Four girls were selected as the sample based on the study entry and exit criteria and filled out questionnaires of UCLA loneliness scale and difficulties in emotion regulation scale before and after the educational intervention and the data were analyzed using visual charts. The data showed that compassion-based training had a better effect than schema therapy cognitive and emotional techniques in reducing loneliness and emotion dysregulation in runaway girls. Also, the effect of both training methods was also confirmed on reducing loneliness and emotional dysregulation of runaway girls. It is recommended to use these training methods in order to reduce the problems of this group and also to prevent the occurrence of this phenomenon in other adolescent groups.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Evolutionary Psychology
Received: 2019/11/15 | Accepted: 2020/01/5 | Published: 2020/03/26

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