• List of Articles Javad Ejei

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        1 - A Study of Psychometric Properties of Future Time Perspective Scale (FTPS) and its Relation to Academic Achievement
        Mohsen Afshar Elahe Hejazi Javad Ejei Nahid Sadeghi
        The present study aims at investigating psychometric properties of Future Time Perspective Scale (FTPS) among a sample of senior high school students and to determine its role in predicting their academic achievement. To this end 527 senior high school students in Karaj Full Text
        The present study aims at investigating psychometric properties of Future Time Perspective Scale (FTPS) among a sample of senior high school students and to determine its role in predicting their academic achievement. To this end 527 senior high school students in Karaj (city in Alborz Province) during the school year 2015-2016, were chosen using stratified proportional sampling and completed a questionnaire which consists of Future Time Perspective Scale (FTPS) and futurist present subscale. Exploratory factor analysis demonstrated that the structure of Future Time Perspective Scale (FTPS) after varimax rotation was clearly indicated the existence of four independent factors that is almost consistent with Husman and Shell (2008) classification of the items but second-order confirmatory factor analysis showed insignificant factorial load of extension component on future time perspective construct. Therefore, we can conclude that future time perspective of Iranian students only consist of three components: connection, value and speed. The results indicated acceptable reliability of FTPS. Regression analysis showed that these three factors significantly predict student's academic achievement. Manuscript Document
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        2 - Compare the Effectiveness of Group Therapy Based on Acceptance and Commitment and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy on Reducing Anxiety of Mothers of Autistic Children
        Javad Ejei Maryam Sayadshirazy Masoud Gholamali Lavasani Abdolrahim Kasaei Esfahani
        This study investigated the effectiveness of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment (ACT) compared with cognitive-behavior therapy on decreasing anxiety and increasing acceptance of mothers of autistic children. This study was quasi-experimental design with pr Full Text
        This study investigated the effectiveness of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment (ACT) compared with cognitive-behavior therapy on decreasing anxiety and increasing acceptance of mothers of autistic children. This study was quasi-experimental design with pre-test and post-test with control group. The experimental groups were consisted of two groups based on acceptance and commitment group therapy (ACT) and cognitive- behavioral therapy (CBT) respectively. Both groups were received ten sessions treatment. 12 people were employed in the control group who were not treated. In order to evaluate the level of anxiety and acceptance, two questionnaires were used: Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) and the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire (AAQ-II). Comparing treatment groups showed that between the effectiveness of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment with cognitive behavioral therapy on reducing maternal anxiety and promoting acceptance was not significantly different. However, the impact of group therapy based on acceptance and commitment in pre-test and follow-up was more than cognitive behavior therapy. Therefore, the current research and ACT provide empirical support for mothers with ASD children. Manuscript Document
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        3 - Time Attitude in Iranian Adolescents: A Qualitative Study
        Heman Khezri Azar Elahe Hejazi Javad Ejei Masoud Gholamali Lavasani
        Due to the effect of culture on the formation of time attitude, it is very important to examine the components of time attitude in Iran with its certain cultural-social conditions. Therefore, this investigation attempts to study time and time attitude conceptualization Full Text
        Due to the effect of culture on the formation of time attitude, it is very important to examine the components of time attitude in Iran with its certain cultural-social conditions. Therefore, this investigation attempts to study time and time attitude conceptualization from the perspective of adolescents with a qualitative method, interview with focus group, and grounded theory approach. Participants in this study was 45 adolescents (23 boys and 22 girls) aging 15 to 17 years old with the average age of 16.20. Three focus groups were composed in male students school, and three focus groups were constituted in female students schools. Their responses regarding their perception of time were categorized in four categories of ‘hours’, ‘pressure and limitation’, ‘mental construct’, and ‘time as a metaphor’. The results of open and axial coding for past, present and future shows that this period of life in Iranian adolescents contains eight categories of positive future, negative future, hedonist present, negative present, futurist present, positive past, negative past, and past acceptance. Comparing with other findings, in general, time attitude is cultural based and cultural-social conditions affect time attitude adolescents’. Manuscript Document
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        4 - The Effect of a Group Counseling Based on Theory of Choice, and Reality Therapy on Inhancement of Social Adjustment and Self- Regulation in Adolescents
        Seyed Rahman Hosseini Javad Ejei Masoud Gholamali Lavasani Shiva Khalili
        The purpose of the current study to examine the effect of group based reality therapy was on choice theory on increasing of social adjustment and self- regulation in adolescents. Samples were 24 students 14-18 old, that obtained low scores in California Personality Inve Full Text
        The purpose of the current study to examine the effect of group based reality therapy was on choice theory on increasing of social adjustment and self- regulation in adolescents. Samples were 24 students 14-18 old, that obtained low scores in California Personality Inventory(CPI) and Self- Regulation Questionnaire(SRQ), and selected and devise to experimental and control groups by random sampling. Procedure the experimental group participated in 8 sessions group reality therapy and each session lasted about 90 minutes, but the control group did not participate in there sessions. The data analyzed by multivariate analysis of covariance method, and showed that there were a significant difference between means in experimental and control groups. The results of this research showed that reality therapy group as an education and treatment can be effective in increasing social adjustment and self- regulation. Manuscript Document
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        5 - A Study of Psychometric Properties of Adolescent Self-Regulatory Inventory among Female Secondary Schools Students
        Masoud Kiani Elahe Hejazi Javad Ejei Masoud Gholamali Lavasani
        The present research aims at investigated psychometric properties of the Adolescent Self Regulatory Inventory (ASRI) among a sample of Iranian female students. The ASRI is a theoretically-based questionnaire that taps two temporal aspect of self-regulation (regulation i Full Text
        The present research aims at investigated psychometric properties of the Adolescent Self Regulatory Inventory (ASRI) among a sample of Iranian female students. The ASRI is a theoretically-based questionnaire that taps two temporal aspect of self-regulation (regulation in the short and long term). The subjects consisted of all female students of secondary school who studies in schools of Shahin-Shahr (city in Isfahan Province) during the school year 2014-2015. In this regard, 336 students of Shahin-Shahr secondary schools were selected using random cluster sampling method and were asked to completed self-report questionnaire focused on intentional self-regulation (Adolescent Self-Regulatory Inventory and Model of Selection, Optimization, and Compensation (SOC) ) and psychological adjustment (Adjustment Inventory for High School Students). Confirmatory factor analysis demonstrated that internal consistency of the long-term and short-term factors was satisfactory. Requirements for concurrent and construct validity were met. Cronbach's alpha coefficient for short-term and long-term self-regularly subscales were 0/81 (ST) and 0/80 (LT). Finally, the results suggested that ASRI was two-factor, reliable tool for assessing and evaluating dimensions of intentional self-regulation in adolescence. Manuscript Document
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        6 - Multilevel Analays of School Bonding from Elementary to High School
        Ali Rezaei Sharif Mahmood Gazi Tabatabaei Elahe Hejazi Javad Ejei
        This study examined school bonding and the factors that affect it in male and female students. Data were collected from 1071 students in 19 schools were chosen through cluster sampling (Levels proportional to size) from different regions of Ardabil and students complet Full Text
        This study examined school bonding and the factors that affect it in male and female students. Data were collected from 1071 students in 19 schools were chosen through cluster sampling (Levels proportional to size) from different regions of Ardabil and students completed the of School Bonding Questionnaire (SBQ), Self Control Questionnaire, Self Efficacy Questionnaire, People in My Life Scale (PIML). Also, indivuduals of school employers completed the questionnaires of school climate and school status. Using hierarchical linear modeling showed that significant variation among schools in students school bonding, At the school-level, school climate, class size and school status was significantly related to variation among schools in school bonding and , At the student-level, age, gender, self control, self efficacy and transitional stage was significantly related to variation among schools in school bonding. This study examines school bonding and the factors that affect it among school students. Data collected from 1071 students in 19 schools were chosen through multiple steps random sampling (Levels proportional to size) from different regions of Ardabil and students completed the of School Bonding Questionnaire (SBQ), Self Control Questionnaire, Self Efficacy Guestionnaire, People in my Life Scale (PIML). Also school employer's completed the questionnaires of school climate and school status. using hierarchical linear modeling show that significant variation among schools in students school bonding, At the school-level, school climate, class size and school status was significantly related to variation among schools in school bonding and , At the student-level, age, gender, self control, self efficacy and transitional stage was significantly related to variation among schools in school bonding. Manuscript Document
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        7 - The Relationship between Academic Optimism, and Teacher's Emotional Intelligence with the Student's Academic Achievement
        Salman Ghanbarlou Masoud Gholamali Lavasani Javad Ejei
        The aim of this study was to invertigate the relationship between academic optimism, and teacher's emotional intelligence with the student's academic achievement in Salmas city. For this reason, a sample consisted of 302 subjects have been selected out of about 613 teac Full Text
        The aim of this study was to invertigate the relationship between academic optimism, and teacher's emotional intelligence with the student's academic achievement in Salmas city. For this reason, a sample consisted of 302 subjects have been selected out of about 613 teachers in Salmas's educational department by stratified sampling method and completed the Farsi version of the Emotional Intelligence Scale-41 (FEIS-41) and the Teacher’s Academic Optimism Questionnaire. The data were analyzed by stepwise regression analysis and correlation matrix methods. Results indicated that: emotional intelligence and academic optimism have been significant correlation with academic achievement, while teacher,s academic optimism is the stronger predictor for the student,s academic achievement. In the overall sample, trust in parents and students had the greatest role in predicting the student’s academic achievement. Also optimism/mood regulation, a component of emotional intelligence related with student's academic achievement. Manuscript Document
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        8 - Investigating the Mediating Role of Achievement Goals in the Relationship between Need for Cognition and Cognitive Engagement: The Effect of Procrastination Context
        Reza Ghorban Jahromi Elahe Hejazi Javad Ejei Mohammad Khodayarifard
        The aim of the present study was investigating the mediating role of achievement goals in the relationship between need for cognition and cognitive engagement based on students’ academic procrastination. 268 third grade high-school students (161 female & 107 male) from Full Text
        The aim of the present study was investigating the mediating role of achievement goals in the relationship between need for cognition and cognitive engagement based on students’ academic procrastination. 268 third grade high-school students (161 female & 107 male) from high-schools in Shiraz city were selected through multistage cluster sampling and answered to a set of self-report questionnaire consisted of Need for Cognition Scale (NCS), Achievement Goals Scale (AGS), Cognitive Engagement Scale (MSLQ), and Academic Procrastination Scale (PASS). The research method was descriptive and correlation research design to study the relationship between variables in causal model of path analysis framework. The results generally showed that in an academic procrastination context, need for cognition had significant positive indirect effect on deep cognitive strategies through the mediation of achievement goals; however, this effect on shallow cognitive strategies was significant, but negative and indirect. The findings demonstrated that the direct effect of need for cognition on mastery and goals was significantly positive; but this effect on performance-approach and performance-avoidant goals were significantly negative. The effect of each of the achievement goals on shallow and deep cognitive strategies were different. Manuscript Document
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        9 - Causal Model of Attachment Impact on Academic Achievement with Regarding to the Mediatory of Curiosity
        Abbas Marzban Javad Ejei Fatemeh Bahrami
        Causal model of secure attachment impact on academic achievement with regarding to the mediatory curiosity of was evaluated with making use of pathway analysis manner.
        Causal model of secure attachment impact on academic achievement with regarding to the mediatory curiosity of was evaluated with making use of pathway analysis manner. Manuscript Document
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        10 - Underling Mechanism of Relationship between Working Memory and Fluid Intelligence
        Rouhollah Shahabi Javad Ejei Parviz Azadfallah Vliyollah Farzad
        .The present study investigates how working memory and fluid intelligence are related in 8 - 12 years old children
        .The present study investigates how working memory and fluid intelligence are related in 8 - 12 years old children Manuscript Document
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        11 - The Mediating Role of Resilient in Relationship between Death Anxiety and General Health in Iraqi Immigrant Adolescents are Affected with ISIS War
        Mansoureh Haj Hosseini Zhakaw Salim Ahmed Javad Ejei Zahra Naghsh
        The purpose of the current study was to investigate the mediating role of resilience in the relationship between death anxiety and general health. The method of this study was descriptive and in the framework of correlation of study of the path analysis. The populatio Full Text
        The purpose of the current study was to investigate the mediating role of resilience in the relationship between death anxiety and general health. The method of this study was descriptive and in the framework of correlation of study of the path analysis. The population was all adolescents aged 14 to 18 year olds living in Iraqi-ISIS war refugee camps located in the Dibegh Erbil district of Kurdistan, Iraq in 2017, (520, N) and were selected by simple random sampling and 219 adolescents were selected. The participants responded to the Death Anxiety Scale (Templer, 1970), General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) (Goldberg and Hiller, 1979), and Resilience Scale (Connor and Davidson 1979-1991). The data was analysed through a path analysis correlation. Results confirmed the negative relationship between EA and resilience, showing the favorable fit of the pattern of the relationship between death anxiety and general health anxiety and the mediating role of resilience among them. According to the results, due to resilience, death anxiety of adolescents affected by war can be reduced and steps can be taken in improving their general health. Manuscript Document
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        12 - The Effectiveness of Training of Emotionally-Focused Approach on Couple Burnout and Couples Tendency for Divorce
        Mohammad Mohammadi Javad Ejei Masoud Gholamali Lavasani
        The present research was aimed to investigate the effectiveness of training of emotionally-focused approach on couple burnout and tendency for divorce in couples. The population included all the couples who visited the Health House because of marital problem and conflic Full Text
        The present research was aimed to investigate the effectiveness of training of emotionally-focused approach on couple burnout and tendency for divorce in couples. The population included all the couples who visited the Health House because of marital problem and conflict and lack of intimacy in their relationships. In the present research, by using available sampling method, 20 couples were selected who had the highest scores in the research questionnaire, and their assigned into two groups experiment and control (10 couples per group). Data gathering tools in the present research were Pains Couple Burnout Measure (1996) and the Divorce Tendency Scale of Roswelt, Jonson &, Moro (DTS) (1986), which were completed by the participations of both groups before and after the intervention. The results of the multivariate covariance analysis suggested that the training of emotionally-focused approach has led to significant decrease in couple burnout and two components of emotional exhaustion and mental fatigue in couples of the experiment group, but it has not been effective on reducing physical fatigue of the couples. Other results indicated that tendency to divorce in couples of the experiment group has had significant reduction compared to the control group. According to the findings of the present research, it can be concluded that training of the emotionally-focused approach has been able to be effective on reducing couple burnout and tendency to divorce in couples. Counselors and family therapists can use the findings of the present research for their clinical and therapeutic interventions. Manuscript Document