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Safara M, Rafiee S. The Effectiveness of Empathy Training on Social Adjustment and School Belonging in Elementary Sixth-Grade Students. Iranian Evolutionary and Educational Psychology. 2020; 2 (1) :71-80
URL: http://ieepj.hormozgan.ac.ir/article-1-165-en.html
1- Alzahra University, Women Research Center, Department of Psychology, Tehran
2- Department of Educational Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Tabas, Tabas Branch, Tabas
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The present study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of empathy training on social adjustment and belonging to the school in elementary school students. The present study was conducted as a semi-experimental two-group pretest-posttest design. The statistical population was all sixth grade elementary school students in Tabas city in the academic year of 2016-2017. The study sample was 30 people who were selected by cluster random sampling method. The tools used to collecting data were: Belonging to school inventory and  Bell’s adjustment inventory  For data analysis, Descriptive statistics such as mean, standard deviation, and Univariate and Multivariate analysis of covariance were used (p < 0.01). The findings indicated that the mean of the experimental group in the components of social adjustment and belonging to the school increased compared to the control group (p <0.05). Therefore, it can be concluded that empathy training has been effective in increasing social adjustment and students’ belonging to the school.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Educational Psychology
Received: 2019/06/17 | Accepted: 2020/01/3 | Published: 2020/03/26

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