Effectiveness of anger management group training program and its effect on aggression and social phobia in adolescent boys living in Tehran south-East Welfare Organization Boarding Centers: A Mixed Method Research

The present study was conducted with the aim of the development of anger management group training program and its effect on aggression and social phobia in adolescents of Tehran welfare organization boarding centers


 The current research was explanatory sequential mixed method study. In the qualitative stage, the researcher selected twelve male adolescents from Tehran welfare organization boarding centers located in southeast of Tehran with available sampling method, and performed semi-structured interviews on them. Then anger management program was developed. In the experiment stage, from 60 adolescents qualified for participated the present study, 30 adolescents with the least scores in research questionnaires were selected and were replaced into two groups of experiment and control with random assignment method (15 individuals per group). Participants’ assessed in pretest and posttest by Aggression Questionnaire of Buss-Perry (1992) and Social Phobia Inventory of Connor et al. (2000). Then, the adolescents of the experiment group received the anger management program in eight weekly group session of 90-mins, but the control group received no intervention. The data were analyzed through uni-variate analysis of covariance by SPSS 21.


 Findings indicated that there was significant difference in aggression between adolescents boys in pre and post-test experiment and control groups (P=0/001). In addition, there was significant difference between means scores of social phobia in adolescents boys in experiment and control groups pre and post-test (P=0/001).


  the efficiency of the anger management intervention in adolescents living in foster centers. The counselors are working at these centers can be use this psychological intervention to reducing aggression and social phobia among adolescents.

Article Type:
Research/Original Article
Iranian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing, Volume:7 Issue: 4, 2019
1 - 9
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