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Effect of Education based on Acceptance and Commitment Approach in Reducing students’ Self -Defeating Behaviors: According to the educational package developed
S Hadadranjbar , E Sadipour * , F Dortaj , A Delavar , S Ebrahimi Qavam
Department of Educational Psychology, Allameh Tabataba'i University Tehran, Iran , ebiabangard@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Self-defeating behaviors refer to the conscious and deliberate actions in spite of preliminary positive consequences, ultimately lead to a person's defeat. The present study aimed to develop an educational package based on the acceptance and commitment approach to reduce the students' educational self-defeating behaviors and determine its effectiveness.
Methods: This study has been done in 2 stages using multiple methods. First stage include developing and accreditation of educational package using content analysis method and second stage using quasi experimental with pre-test and post test design with control group for determining educational curriculum efficacy. Statistical population consist of undergraduate students of Vali Asr University of Rafsanjan  in 2016-2017.  300 students were selected through random multi-stage cluster sampling .A questionnaire of knowledge and self-defeating behaviors was used for screening subjects with self-defeating behaviors. finally 40 students with self-defeating behaviors were selected and replaced in 2 groups of experimental and control group randomly each of 20  .Data were analyzed using statistical analysis and Multivariate analysis of variance through SPSS.
Findings: findings showed scores of experimental group has significantly reduced in comparison with control group in educational self-defeating behavior (P <0.0001, F=557.28) also Self-defeating behaviors have been significantly reduced with pre-test and follow-up (P <0.0001, F=170.67) .
Conclusion: Results show that educational package based on the acceptance and commitment approach is valid and leads to decreasing Self-defeating behaviors. Overall, this research provides a protection for acceptance and commitment training in reducing self-defeating behaviour.
Keywords: Acceptance and Commitment, Training, Self-defeating, behavior, students
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Hadadranjbar S, Sadipour E, Dortaj F, Delavar A, Ebrahimi Qavam S. Effect of Education based on Acceptance and Commitment Approach in Reducing students’ Self -Defeating Behaviors: According to the educational package developed . rme. 2018; 10 (2) :8-17
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