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Zadeh-Mohammadi A, Abedi A, Moradi-Panah F. Group Narrative Therapy on Self-esteem and Self-Efficacy of Male Orphan Adolescents. PCP. 2013; 1 (1) :55-60
URL: http://jpcp.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-28-en.html

1- PhD Family Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.
2- MD Shahid Beheshti University
3- MSc. Tarbiat Modares University
Abstract:   (3287 Views)

Objective: The present study was carried out to investigate the effects of group narrative therapy on enhancing self-esteem and self-efficacy of 20 Iranian male orphan adolescents (13-18 years of age).

Methods: Participants were randomly assigned to the experimental and control group. Then, a 10-week group therapy was performed. Outcome measures included the Rosenberg selfesteem inventory and the Scherer self-efficacy scale questionnaires.

Results: Results of analysis of covariance revealed that narrative therapy led to significant increase in the self-esteem and self-efficiency of the participants.

Conclusion: It as an effective therapy for orphan or traumatic adolescents. It is also suggested that narrative therapy can provide a useful clinical framework for therapists and clients to solve adolescents’ problems.

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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2012/07/2 | Accepted: 2012/11/18 | Published: 2013/01/1

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