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Rigi Koteh M, Mehdinezhad V, Shirazi M. The Effect of Empowerment based on Life Skills on Reducing Social Anxiety Among Adolescents Who Use Social Networks Extensively. Islamic Life Style. 2022; 5 (4) :8-14
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1- PhD Student in Educational Psychology, Sistan and Baluchestan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zahedan, Iran.
2- Associate Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran
3- Associate Professor, Faculty Of Educational and Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.
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Purpose: This study was conducted to investigate the effect of empowerment based on life skills on reducing social anxiety among adolescents Extreme use of social networks.
Materials and Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental study with a pretest and posttest design with a control group. All adolescents made extreme use of social networks in the city formed a statistical community; 30 of them were selected by available sampling method and were assigned to two experimental groups (15 people) and control (15 people). To collect data, the social anxiety questionnaire of Connor et al. (2000) and Youngs’ Internet Addiction Questionnaire were used. The subjects in the experimental group received life skills training during 10 sessions, but the control group did not receive any intervention. Univariate and multivariate analysis of covariance using SPSS software was used for statistical analysis of data.
Findings: The results showed that empowerment based on life skills reduces social anxiety among adolescents extreme use of social networks (P <0.01).
Conclusion: Therefore, empowerment based on life skills is an effective method of social anxiety among adolescents Extreme use of social networks
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/09/23 | Published: 2021/12/8

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