Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2016

Effectiveness of Training of Spiritual Intelligence Components on consequences of psychological and self-esteem of Adolescents

Leila Mohaddeth Shakouri Ganjavi

Master student of Psychology, Islamic Azad University International Center of Kish, Kish Island, Iran Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.124/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.124


Objective: since transition from adolescence is accompanied by different types of stress and adolescents are more vulnerable due to physical, psychological and social matters, the present research was aimed to study the effectiveness of training of spiritual intelligence components on depression, anxiety, stress and self-esteem of adolescents. Methodology: the present research was conducted in the first half of the academic year 2014-2015. Moreover, it was quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest that used control group. Hence 40 of high school male students in Tehran were selected using convenience sampling method and located in experimental group and control group randomly (n=20). Both the groups were pretested using demographic questionnaire, and scale of depression, anxiety and stress DASS-42, Rozenberg’s self-esteem scale. Afterwards, the experimental groups were trained for 8 sessions under training of spiritual intelligence components and the control group received no intervention. In the following, both the groups were post-tested and the obtained data were analyzed using inferential and descriptive statistical methods accompanied by SPSS21 software. Findings: the findings indicated that training of spiritual intelligence components significantly reduces depression, anxiety, stress and increases self-esteem in adolescents. Conclusion: it can be concluded from the present research that due to the high level of effectiveness of training of spiritual intelligence components, its low cost and its high acceptability by the adolescents, especially when it is performing in group, it had a great positive impact on reduction of depression, anxiety and stress in adolescents.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016