نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 دانشجوی دکتری، روانشناسی تربیتی، واحد ساری، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، ساری، ایران
2 استادیار، گروه روانشناسی، واحد ساری، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، ساری، ایران
3 استادیار، گروه روانشناسی، واحد نکا، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، نکا، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Aim: To determine the effectiveness of emotional rational behavior therapy on body image, body mass index and reduce social anxiety in overweight adolescents. Method: The method of the present study was quasi-experimental with pre-test and post-test design and follow-up with a control group. The statistical population of this study consisted of adolescent girls and boys who had referred to clinics in Tehran in 2019 with the problem of overweight and obesity, from which 60 people were selected as a sample by convenience sampling method. After selecting individuals, they were randomly assigned to two experimental groups and one control group (20 people in each group). The interventions of both experimental groups were group therapy and consisted of eight sessions of 120 minutes. Data were analyzed by repeated measures analysis of variance and SPSS.22 software. Significance level in this study was considered 0.05. Results: The results showed that the two approaches of cognitive-behavioral and rational-emotional behavior therapy were effective in reducing body image, body mass index and reducing social anxiety of overweight adolescents (P<0.001). Conclusion: Based on the research findings, it can be said that cognitive-behavioral approach and rational-emotional behavior therapy can have positive effects on reducing body image, body mass index and reducing social anxiety in adolescents.