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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2014, 13(10): 784-795 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Web-based Education on Anger Management in Guidance School Girls of Mashhad
Azam Zibaei, Hassan Gholami , Masood Zare, Hosein Mahdian, Mahdi Haresabadi
, zibaeia891@mums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Anger is one of the main reasons for youngster to visit mental health counseling centers. It is considered as the main health problem in youth. Frequent arousal anger may activate aggressive behavior and it might damage psychological adjustment, individual and social health. Therefore employing preventive and effective strategies of anger management seem to be necessary. The aim of this study is to determine the efficacy of web-based education on anger management in guidance school girls of Mashhad. Methods: This was a semi-experimental study using pretest and posttest method and a control group. 130 female students were randomly selected from province number 4 of Mashhad then randomly divided into two groups. Data gathering tools included a questionnaire about characteristics of modules under investigation and Nelson et al aggression questionnaire that were completed in two phases, before and one month after intervention. Intervention comprised administered anger management program for the intervention group via web. Data was analyzed using chi2, paired t, independent t, and covariance tests. Results: Chi2 test showed that both groups are similar in terms of demographic variables. Anger scores also showed no statistically significant difference between the two groups before intervention. However after intervention, anger score was 89/2±20.4 out of total score of 156 which was significantly lower compared to 98.0±16.04 of control group (p= 0.0001). Conclusion: According to the results, web-based anger control and management program through indirect method at home is an effective way to improve anger control. Therefore, it is recommended that schools use this method nationwide.
Keywords: Anger, aggression, teenagers, web-based, e-learning
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: E-learning
Received: 2013/05/29 | Accepted: 2013/08/17 | Published: 2013/12/30
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Zibaei A, Gholami H, Zare M, Mahdian H, Haresabadi M. The Effect of Web-based Education on Anger Management in Guidance School Girls of Mashhad. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2014; 13 (10) :784-795
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