Personal History
  • Name (Frist name & Family name): Mohammad Khodayarifard
  • Address (Office): Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran, Jalale Ale-Ahmad Ave. Chamran Hwy, Tehran, Iran; Postal code: 1445983861.
  • Tel: (+98-21) 88259381
  • Fax: (+98-21) 88259418
  • E-mail: khodayar@ut.ac.ir
Education

  • 1999...Ph.D., Clinical Child Psychology University of Wollongong, Australia
  • 1981...M.A., Counseling and Guidance Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran
  • 1977...B.A., Clinical Psychology Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran


  • Academic Positions

    Position Duties Institution/Location Year
    From To
    Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Education The University of Tehran Administrative & Educational Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2016 Present
    Dependent Faculty member of Institute  of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran Research & Administrative Institute  of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2010 2013
    Editor of Journal of Applied psychological Research Educational & Research Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2009 2013
    Faculty member Professor Chief Editor Institute  of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2009 Present
    President, Institute of Psychology and Educational Research & Administrative Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2008 2013
    Director of Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology Educational & Research Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2005 2007
    Faculty member
    Associate Professor
    Educational & Research Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 2002 2009
    Faculty member
    Assistant Professor
    Educational & Research Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 1998 2002
    Educational Vice Dean Educational & Research Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 1988 1989
    Faculty member
    Lecturer
    Educational & Research Faculty of Psychology & Education, University of Tehran 1987 1998

    Clinical Positions

    Type of Service Place Year
    From to
    Clinical Psychologist Counseling Center of the University of Tehran 1996 2004
    Clinical Psychotherapist Private Counseling Center 1996 Present

    Professional Memberships

    Name of Association Site of association For Year
    From To
    International Association for the Psychology of Religion Germany Membership 2010 Present
    World Council for Psychotherapy Austria Member of Board 2008 Present
    European Association of Psychotherapy Austria Membership 2008 Present
    American Psychological Association (APA) U.S.A. Membership 2007 Present
    International Society of Clinical Psychology (ISCP) U.S.A Membership 2003 Present
    Australian Psychologist Society (APS) Australia Membership 1994 Present
    Psychology and Counseling Organization of Iran Iran Membership 2003 Present
    Society of Iran Cognitive Science Iran Membership 2000 Present
    Iranian Psychological Association Iran Membership 2001 Present

    Committees and Councils Membership

    Name of Committee or council Member/officer Place Year
    From To
    Scientific Committee, 8th World Congress for Psychotherapy Member Paris 2016 2017
    World Congress for Psychotherapy (Asian Chapter) Scientific Committee President Iran 2015 2016
    A Scientific member of theorization center Planning making policies Supreme council of cultural revolution 2009 present
    Member of professional committee of Psychological and Educational Foundation Institute  of Psychology and Education University of Tehran Planning 2005 2007
    Juror and secretary of education and psychology group of 9th and 10th period of choosing and introducing cultural research Examination, judgment and choosing distinguished research studies Ministry of culture and Islamic guidance 2004 2005
    Member of scientific-research commission in “human and health” countrywide congress” science and religion dispute: meaning of life, human and applied discussions” Planning National center of country medical research, Ministry of health and medical education 2004 2005
    Member of council of planning and policy making Counseling center, University of Tehran Planning and Policy Making 2003 2007
    Juror of psychological and educational research of 5th, 6th and 8th period of choosing and introducing cultural research Examination, judgment and choosing distinguished research studies Ministry of culture and Islamic guidance 2000 2005
    Juror of examination of psychological books Examination and judgment of psychological books Study and research center of ministry of science, research and technology 2000 2005
    Juror of the humanities research, 14th Khwarizmi international festival Examination and judgment of research studies and papers Tarbiat Modaress University 2000 2001
    Member of research team of counseling center, University of Tehran Planning and policy making University of Tehran 1999 2001

    Editorial

    Journal Place of Publishing Duties and Responsibilities Year
    From To
    Frontiers in Psychology Lausanne, Switzerland Juror 2015 Present
    Journal of Applied psychological Research University of Tehran Chief Editor 2016 Present
    Journal of Applied psychological Research University of Tehran Chief Editor 2009 2013
    Journal of Psychology and Education University of Tehran Editorial Board 2006 2008
    Journal of Research in Mental Health University of Tarbiat Moalem Juror 2007 Present
    Journal of Social Science and Humanities University of Shiraz Juror 2003 Present
    Journal of Psychological Studies University of Alzahra Juror 2003 Present
    Journal of Psychological Research University of Shiraz Juror 2003 Present
    Journal of Psychological Science Tehran Member of Scientific committee 2001 Present
    Journal of Psychology and Education University of Tehran Juror 1996 Present

    Honors and Awards

    Title For Place Awarding body Year
    23th Research Festival University of Tehran Outstanding Researcher Tehran - Iran President of University of Tehran 2014
    22th Research Festival 2013, University of Tehran Outstanding of Applied research design Tehran- Iran President of University of Tehran 2013
    International Professor Alireza Yalda Academic Foundation in Medical Sciences
    2th International Congress of the recent outcomes research  in medical sciences
    Outstanding Professor The National Museum of Medical Sciences History, Tehran University of Medical Sciences President of University of Medical Sciences of Tehran 2011
    11th  Research Festival and Technology in University of Tehran An excellent of researcher Tehran- Iran President of University of Tehran 2010
    10th  Research Festival in University of Tehran An excellent of Applied research design Tehran- Iran President of University of Tehran 2009
    The 11th period of choosing and introducing cultural research Best Research Tehran- Iran Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance 2006
    The 1st International Congress on Religion and Mental Health Best Article Iran University of Medical Sciences The Chief Parliament Speaker 2001
    The 4th period of choosing and introducing cultural research Best Research Presidential Club Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance 1999

    Teaching Service

    School Level Role Type of lesson (Theory or Practical) Courses
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Ph. D. & B.A. Educational Theory Clinical Psychology
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational M.A. Educational Theory Advance Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational M.A. Educational Theory Child Clinical Psychology
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational M.A. Educational Theory Child Psychopathology
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory Psychopathology
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational M.A. Educational Theory- Practical Psycho- Educational  Evaluation techniques
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory Psychology of Personality
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory- Practical Application of Personality and Diagnostic Tests
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory Health Psychology
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational M.A. Educational Theory Advance Counseling and Guidance
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory- Practical Methods of Interview & Counseling
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory Childhood & Adolescence Psychology
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory Theories of Psychotherapy & Counseling
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A.   Educational   Theory Problems of Adolescents and Youngsters
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory Introduction of Guidance and Counseling
    University of Tehran, Faculty of Psychology and Educational B.A. Educational Theory-Practical Family Counseling

    Grant Support

    Source Grant No. Title Budget of Grant (Total Costs) Role (PI, Co-Investigator, Consultant, etc.) Period
    Ministry of Higher Education 6943 Preparation and implementation cultural-educational programs, with psychological, educational and social interactional approach to improve religiosity in university students 2/000/000/000
    Rial
    PI Month 12
    Islamic Propaganda Organization 2642 Development of an International Scale of Religiosity (a cross cultural approach) 2/500/000/000
    Rial
    PI Month 24
    University of Tehran and National Youth Organization 2385 Preparation of Religious Scale and Assessment of Iranians Levels of Religiosity 2/000/000/000
    Rial
    PI Month 24
    Iran Saderat Bank 2379 Assessment of Job satisfaction, customer satisfaction and extracting of  psychological model to intervention on the Iran Saderat Bank staffs 1,294,000,000
    Rial
    PI Month 18
    The state prisons organization 1593 Psychotherapy and rehabilitation of prisoners and study of its efficacy in Rajaee-Shahr prison 1,032,000,000
    Rial
    PI Month 24
    University of Tehran & Institute of Psychiatry Tehran 393/4/861 Preparation and Standardization of  the Religiosity Scale for University Students 160/000/000
    Rial
    PI Month
    36
    University of Tehran & and Martyrs Foundation of Islamic Republic 5101014/1/01 A comparative study of relationship between religious beliefs and socio - political attitudes, with social adjustment of shahed university students and non shahed university students. 65,000,000
    Rial
    PI Month 18
    University of Tehran and Iran Chiropractic Society 5101014/1/02 Cognitive-Behavior Family Therapy and Chiropractic in the therapy of psychosomatic disorder (muscular and skeletal) 49,000,000
    Rial
    PI Month 24
    Sharif University of Technology 91/4050 Developing of a scale to measure religious attitudes and beliefs 36,490,000
    Rial
    PI Month 18

    Publications

    Books (Authored)
    1. Khodayarifard, M. (2016). Problems of adolescents and youngsters. Tehran: Parents–Teachers Association. (In Persian)
    2. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2015). The theories and foundations of family therapy with practical implications on the treatment of children’s and adolescent’s disorders. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    3. Khodayarifard, M., & Parand, A. (2015). Psychological assessment & testing. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    4. Khodayarifard, M., Faghihi, A., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., & Rahiminezhad, A. (2011). Theoretical and methodological of religiosity scales. Tehran: Avay Noor Publication. (In Persian)
    5. Khodayarifard, M., & Sohrabi, F. (2011). Child and adolescent clinical psychology. Tehran: Avay Noor Publication. (In Persian)
    6. Khodayarifard, M. (2008). Counselling: Psychological foundation. Tehran: Yastaroon Publication. (In Persian)
    7. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2007). Health problems of adolescents and youth. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    8. Khodayarifard, M., & Parand, A. (2007). Stress and coping skills in adolescents. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    9. Khodayarifard, M., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2006). Diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders of child and adolescent. Tehran: Yastaroon Publication. (In Persian)
    10. Khodayarifard, M. (2006). Child & adolescent psychopathology. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    11. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). Problems of childhood and adolescence. Tehran: Yastaroon Publication. (In Persian)
    Books (Translated)
    1. Bailing, P. J., McCobe, R. E., & Antoni, M. M. (2015). Cognitive behavioral group therapy, translated by M. Khodayarifard, & Y. Abedini. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    2. Zarb, J. M. (2014). Cognitive–behavioral assessment and therapy with adolescents, translated by M. Khodayarifard, & Y. Abedini. Tehran: Roshd Publication. (In Persian)
    3. Cayoun, B. A. (2014). Mindfulness-integrated CBT principles and practice, translated by M. Khodayarifard, K. Mohammadi Hasel, & M. Didehdar. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    4. Barker, p. (2012). Clinical interviews with children and adolescents, translated by M. Khodayarifard, & K. Alavi. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    5. Cave, S. (2007). Classification and diagnosis of psychological abnormality, translated by M. Khodayarifard, & G. Jafari-Kandovan. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    6. Scott, M. J., Stradlinc, S. G., & Dryden, W. (2007). Cognitive behavioral counselling, translated by M. Khodayarifard. Tehran: Tehran University Publication. (In Persian)
    7. Gilbert, S. (2007). What is psychotherapy? Specifically for adolescents and youngsters, translated by M. Khodayarifard, & H. Letafat. Tehran: Parents–Teachers Association. (In Persian)
    English Article


    Persian Article

    1. Khodayarifard, M., Alavinejad, S., Sajjadi-Anari, S., & Zandi, S. (2017). "Efficacy of family therapy combined with CBT techniques on treatment of sexual variety seeking". Rooyesh-e- Ravanshenasi Journal, 5(4), 85-116
    2. Ravaei, F., Afrooz, G., Hosseinian, S., Khodayarifard, M., & Farzaad, V. (2016).Effectiveness of a family-oriented psychological program based on Islamic-Iranian model on couples' positive thinking. The Islamic Journal of Women and the Family, 4(6), 131-146. (In Persian)
    3. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokouhi-Yekta, M., Afrooz, G., Faqihi, A., Tahmasb-Kazemi, B., & Zandi, S. (2016). "Effectiveness of religious-based life skills training on religiosity of university students: A pilot study". Islamic Psychology, 2(2), 9-31. (In Persian)
    4. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Paknejad, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Faghihi, A., Afrooz, G., Rahiminezhad, A., Azarbayejani, M., Bagheri, K., Nersisiance, A., Hamami-Lalezar, Y., Khalili, S., Serajzadeh, H., Noorbakhsh, Y., Fatemi, M., Kasiri, H., Ghiamy, Z., Pourhossein, R., & Hooman, H. (2016). Development of an International Scale of Religiosity: A cross cultural approach. Journal of Psychology, 20(1), 3-20. (In Persian)
    5. Khodayarifard, M., Hejazi, E., & Hoseininezhad, N. (2015). The effectiveness of acceptance and commitment consultation (ACT) on self-efficacy and marital satisfaction substance using married women with children. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 6(2), 61-75. (In Persian)
    6. Khodayarifard, M., & Sayad-Shirazi, M. (2015). The effectiveness of cognitive–behaviour family therapy to the narcissistic disorder: A case study. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi, 4(10), 25-40. (In Persian)
    7. Khodayarifard, M., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2015). Iranian positive thinking scale (IPTS): Development and standardization. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 5(4), 103-130. (In Persian)
    8. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., & Zeinali, S. (2014). Dimensional obsessive-compulsive scale: Adaptation of Farsi version (DOCS- F). Behavioural Sciences, 7(4), 379-388. (In Persian)
    9. Rahiminezhad, A., Khodayarifard, M., Abedini, Y., & Paknejad, M. (2014). Relation between Shahed Students' Conception of their School Atmosphere, Individual and Family Characteristic and their Social Adaptation. Clinical Psychology & Personality Scientific Research Journal of Shahed University, 20(9), 85-93. (In Persian)
    10. Khorami Markani, A., Yaghmaie, F., Khodayarifard, M., & Alavi Majd, H. (2013). Developing a measure for assessing oncology nurses’ attitudes toward providing spiritual care: psychometric properties. PAYESH, 18(3), 206-216. (In Persian)
    11. Khodayarifard, M., Paknejad, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Kharazi, A., & Tahmaseb-Kazemi, B. (2013). Applying cognitive-behavioural model of religiosity in comprehensive and interactive psycho-Social programs for improvement of religious beliefs and behaviors of university students. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 4(1), 1-16. (In Persian)
    12. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Zamanpour, E., Derakhshan, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., & Mousavi, S. (2012). Positive Thinking: An attempt to develop an Iranian- Islamic theoretical model. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 4(3), 124-146. (In Persian)
    13. Khodayarifard, M., Ahmadpour- Dariani, M., Hodhodi, B., & Momeni, L. (2012). The relationship between religiosity & Iranian entrepreneur’s achievement. Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, 4(5), 7-25. (In Persian)
    14. Khodayarifard, M., Abedini, Y., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., & Rostami, R. (2012). The effects of individual and group cognitive-behavioural interventions on mental health problems and psychological symptoms among female inmates. Biannual Journal of Applied Counselling, 2(2), 61-67. (In Persian)
    15. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2012). Spiritual-religion family therapy: History, theoretical-experimental base and its Techniques and principles. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi, 3(2), 72-61. (In Persian)
    16. Khodayarifard, M., Cheshmenooshi, M., Rahiminezhad, A., & Farahani, H. (2012). Efficacy of training components of emotional intelligence on social adjustment and social intimacy. Psychology, 4(15), 353-368. (In Persian)
    17. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Paknejad, M., & Mahmudi, M. (2012). Socio-political attitudes and social adjustment among wounded war’s children. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 3(2), 13-23. (In Persian)
    18. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., & Zeinali, S. (2011). The Psychometric Properties of Self Talk Scale among Iranian university Students. Applied & Psychological Research, 2(2), 33-55. (In Persian)
    19. Khodayarifard, M., Zarepour, M., & Hejazi, E. (2011). The effectiveness of problem-solving training on marital intimacy. Psychology and Education, 3(41), 49-60. (In Persian)
    20. Khodayarifard, M., Mirkamali, M., Afrooz, G., Paknejad, M., Hooman, H., Beh-Pajooh, A., Shokr-Kon, H., Hoddainian, S., Yazdi, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., RabiZadeh, M., Faghihi, A., & Hossaini-Hossainabad, F. (2010). The psychometric properties of the Job satisfaction questionnaire and customer’s satisfaction questionnaire in the Iranian Bank Saderat. Psychological Achievements, 2(4), 1-18. (In Persian)
    21. Khodayarifard, M., Rahiminezhad, A., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Azarbayejani, M., Afrooz, G., Hooman, H., Manteqi, M., Paknejad, M., Serajzadeh, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Farzad, V., Baqeri-Noparast, K., Beh-Pajooh, A., & Bahrami-Ehsan, H. (2010). Religiosity measuring model and preparation of religiosity scale to Iranian population. Applied & Psychological Research, 1(1), 1-24. (In Persian)
    22. Khodayarifard, M., Gholamali-Lavasani, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., & Liaghat, S. (2010). Psychometric properties and normalization of Spielberger’s state-trait anger expression inventory–2 among of Iranian students. Rehabilitation, 11(1), 47-56. (In Persian)
    23. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., & Samavati, S. (2010). Constructing a religiosity scale for student population. New Thoughts on Education, 5(4), 107-127. (In Persian)
    24. Khodayarifard, M., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2009). Religiosity, self-control and tendency to substance abuse among university students. Social welfare, 9(34), 115-130. (In Persian)
    25. Khodayarifard, M., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Afrooz, G., Ahmadi, A., Esmaili, I., Besharat, M., Beh-Pajooh, A., Rostami, R., Sohrabi, F., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Abedini, Y., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Faghihi, A., Motavali-Khameneh, M., & Yonesi, J. (2009). Effectiveness of individual and group cognitive-behavioural therapy of inmate’s in Rajaei-Shahr prison. Contemporary Psychology, 4(1), 19-28. (In Persian)
    26. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2009). Applying cognitive–behavioural couple therapy in treatment of alcoholism: (Case study). Iranian Psychologists, 30(8), 263-245. (In Persian)
    27. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2009). A combination of cognitive–behavioural therapy and pharmacy therapy in delusional disorder: A case study. Psychological Science, 8(30), 245-263. (In Persian)
    28. Khodayarifard, M., Abedini, Y., Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Sohrabi, F., & Yonesi, J. (2008). Cognitive-behavioural interventions effectiveness on prisoner’s psychological health. Behavioural Science, 2(4), 283-290. (In Persian)
    29. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Beh-Pajooh, A., Afrooz, G., Abedini, Y., & Paknejad, M. (2008). Developing a religiosity scale for Iranian college students. Psychology and Education, 38(3), 23-45. (In Persian)
    30. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2008). Cognitive-behaviour therapy of bipolar depression disorders (manic-depressive): Case study. Psychology and Education, 37(3), 121-138. (In Persian)
    31. Khodayarifard, M., Rahiminezhad, A., & Abedini, Y. (2008). The study of effective factors on social adjustment of Shahed university students and non Shahed university students. Social Sciences and Humanities, 26(3), 25-42. (In Persian)
    32. Khodayarifard, M., Shahabi, R., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2007). Comparison religiosity attitude among capable and in capable substance abusers. Research in Psychological Health, 1(2), 53-59. (In Persian)
    33. Khodayarifard, M., Shahabi, R., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2007). Relationship between religious and marital satisfaction. Family Research, 3(10), 611-620. (In Persian)
    34. Khodayarifard, M., Mohammady, M., & Parand, A. (2007). Cognitive-behavioural family therapy with emphasis on spiritual therapy in treatment of transsexualism: A case study. Advances in Cognitive Science, 5(20), 305-317. (In Persian)
    35. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2007). Applying cognitive–behavioural family therapy in treatment of psychosomatic disorders (Masculoskelt). Iranian Psychologists, 2(8), 227-285. (In Persian)
    36. Faghihi, A., Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2006). Religious paradigm extracted from religious text. Religious Thought, 19, 41-70. (In Persian)
    37. Khodayarifard, M., & Parand, A. (2006). Family therapy based on cognitive–behavioural approach for depressed adolescent: A case study. Psychological Research, 8(3&4), 62-83. (In Persian)
    38. Khodayarifard, M., & Parand, A. (2006). The effect of family therapy based on cognitive-behavioural approach on social phobia treatment of adolescent: (Case study). Psychology and Education, 35(1&2), 123-142. (In Persian)
    39. Khodayarifard, M. (2006). Applying of cognitive–behavioural therapy in treatment of child and adolescent psychological disorders. In M. Khodayarifard., & M. Shokoohi-Yekta, Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychological Disorders of Child and Adolescent. Tehran: Yastoroun, 145-189. (In Persian)
    40. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2006). Cognitive-behavioral family therapy for sexual abuse in adolescents: Case study. Psychological Science, 5(17), 16-34. (In Persian)
    41. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2005). Psychodynamic therapy of panic disorder focusing on object relations and ego psychology: A case study. Psychology and Education, 35(2), 39-61. (In Persian)
    42. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2005). Treatment of gender identity disorder based on cognitive–behavioural family therapy: Case study. Psychological Science, 4(16), 305-322. (In Persian)
    43. Khodayarifard, M. (2005). Local researches expanse in the development of religiosity scales. Proceeding Papers of The Theoretical Foundation of Religiosity Scales Pazhooheshkadeh Howzeh and Daneshgah, 449-512. (In Persian)
    44. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2005). Relationship between stressors, stress symptoms, and coping strategies in college students. Psychological science, 4(14), 137-158. (In Persian)
    45. Khodayarifard, M. (2004). The relationship between religious attitude and father-child relationship with social adjustment of war wounded children and non-war wounded children. Psychology, 8(32), 372-378. (In Persian)
    46. Khodayarifard, M., & Parand, A. (2004). Case study of specific phobia treatment through family therapy based on cognitive-behavioral approach. Psychological Science, 3(11), 206-237.  (In Persian)
    47. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2004). Cognitive-behavior therapy in historic and paranoid personality disorders: (Case study). Psychological Science, 3(9), 6-24. (In Persian)
    48. Khodayarifard, M., Mohammadi, M., & Abedini, Y. (2003). Cognitive-behaviour therapy with emphasis on spiritual therapy in treatment of transsexualism: A Case Study. Thought and Behaviour in Clinical Psychology, 9(3), 12-21. (In Persian)
    49. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). Cognitive–behaviour counselling. In A. Faghihi, Youth and Mental Tranquillity. Qom: Pazhooheshkadeh Howzeh and Daneshgah, 212-224. (In Persian)
    50. Faghihi, A., & Khodayarifard, M. (2003). The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy of depression with an emphasis on Islamic view. pazhouhesh name-ye quran va hadith, 1(2), 89-112. (In Persian)
    51. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2003). Application of family therapy (based on cognitive- behavioral method) in three obsessive compulsive disorder case studies. Psychological Science, 2(6), 101-124. (In Persian)
    52. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). The effectiveness of cognitive–behaviour therapy combined with pharmacological treatment in treatment of schizophrenia: (Case study). Psychology & Education, 33(1), 77-102. (In Persian)
    53. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2002). Perspectives of the development of religious attitude scale. The Faculty of Letters and the Humanities, 50&51(162&163), 203-220. (In Persian)
    54. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Faghihi, A., & Vahdat, S. (2002). Application of forgiveness in psychotherapy (with emphasis on Islamic point of view). Thought and Behavior in Clinical Psychology, 8(1), 31-48. (In Persian)
    55. Khodayarifard, M. (2002). Psychotherapy and spirituality; Passing through the boundaries of therapy and religion. Howzah & Daneshgah Quarterly, 8(31), 156-161. (In Persian)
    56. Khodayarifard, M. (2002). Differences between males and females from English–speaking and non-English-speaking families on their attributional style and anxiety. Psychological Science, 1(2), 202-223. (In Persian)
    57. Khodayarifard, M. (2001). Comparison of boys and girls from English-speaking and non-English-speaking families on their attributional style, anxiety, and academic performance. Psychological Research, 6(1&2), 92-113. (In Persian)
    58. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2001). Comparison between efficacy of cognitive–behavior therapy and cognitive–behavior with medication in treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder. Psychology & Education, 6(1), 145-179. (In Persian)
    59. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2001). The Domain of Psychological Research on Religion. Thought and Behavior in Clinical Psychology, 6(4), 45-53. (In Persian)
    60. Khodayarifard, M. (2000). Application of positive thinking in psychotherapy from Islamic perspective. Psychology & Education, 5, 141-164. (In Persian)
    61. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2000). Preparing a scale to measure religious attitudes of college students. Psychology, 4(15), 268-285. (In Persian)
    62. Khodayarifard, M. (2000). Study of educational and psychological points in Imam Ali, peace be upon him, letter to his son Imam Hassan, peace be upon him. Collected Papers of Congress on Education in Character and Word of Imam Ali, Qom: Islamic educational studies center, 351-371. (In Persian)
    63. Khodayarifard, M. (2000). Investigating children's attributional style and anxiety, as a function of parent’s attributional style, anxiety, occupation and education. Psychology & Education, 4(1), 1-25. (In Persian)
    64. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., & Nasefat, M. (1997). Preparing a scale to measure religious beliefs and attitudes of university students. Collected Papers of The 1st Congress on Role of Religion In Mental Health, Tehran: Iran University of Medical Sciences, 126-138. (In Persian)

    Theses directed, supervised or consulted

    Title of thesis Degree/Level Place Name Role Year
    The structural model of the relationship between thought thenencies, motivational with academic achiement based on procrastination Ph.D. University of Tehran Reza Ghorban Jahromi Advisor 2013
    Effects of mindfvlness based on cognitive behavioral counseling approach on spiritual well-being and marital conflicts M.A. University of Tehran Zahra Mostadam Supervisor 2013
    Effectiveness of emotional intelligence training on marital satisfaction, mental health and aggression on married women of Iran Air Foece Base just prey M.A University of Tehran Mohammad Hassan asayesh Supervisor 2012
    The style of information process, commitment, identity and academic coping strategies: the role of identity process styled   Ph.D. University of Tehran Soheila Fartash Advisor 2011
    Spiritual wellbeing as one of the effective factors on human health Ph.D. University of Medical Sciences of Tehran Abdollah Khorrami Makarni Advisor 2011
    The Impact of Social - Emotional Learning Skills Instruction on Emotional Intelligence and Self-Esteem of Female High School Student M.A. University of Tehran Soraya Ramezanzadeh Supervisor 2011
    The influences of group-counseling on self-efficiency of  veterans in Tehran: A cognitive-behavioral Approach   M.A. University of Tehran Parvin mohammadi Supervisor 2011
    Effect of religiosity on the success of top iranian entrepreneurs M.A. University of Tehran Leila Momeni Supervisor 2011
    The impact of teaching "positive thinking" on raising hopes among female university students M.A. University of Tehran Shima Sadeghi Supervisor 2011
    Personality profile, Emotional Intelligence and self-concept in people with and without Failure in love M.A. University of Tehran Gholamali Sanamnejad Supervisor 2010
    The impact of training based on cognitive-behavioral therapy on test anxiety and academic efficacy   M.A. University of Tehran Shamsi Fazlollah zadeh Supervisor 2010
    The Effectiveness of Problem-Solving Training on Marital Intimacy in Married Students M.A.   University of Tehran Maryam Zarepour Supervisor 2010
    The influences of training components of emotional intelligent on social adaption and social sincerity M.A. University of Tehran Mitra Cheshmenoshi Supervisor 2010
    Relations among the structure of learning tasks, achievement and changes in self-efficacy in secondary students M.A. University of Tehran Hadighe Rahimi Advisor 2008
    The effect of relaxation mist ruction student's examination anxiety M.A University of Tehran Farnosh haghani Supervisor 2007
    The study of relationship between irrational thought and examination anxiety in student's of university of Tehran M.A University of Tehran Saied fakhrahimi Supervisor 2007
    Investigation students attributional style  & anxiety as predictors of academic performance in students of elementary 4 , 5 course & middle 1 course at Tehran city M.A. University of Tehran Korosh Saray zadeh Supervisor 2007
    Comparative study formative evaluation and summative evaluation in decreasing anxiety and increasing classroom social skill in ardabile third grade student's M.A. University of Tehran Ali Rezai Sharif Supervisor 2007
    Protective factory against substance abuse (self-control, parent-child relationship, religiosity) M.A. University of Tehran RohAlah shahabi Supervisor 2007
    Preparing Religious Attitude scale among Tehran High school Students M.A. University of Tehran Sima, Samavati Supervisor 2006
    Investigating the relationship among emotional intelligence, cognitive intelligence and social health in pre-university students in Kamkaran city M.A. University of Tehran Bakhtiar, Asadi Advisor 2005
    Academic self efficacy, attributional styles and mental health in bright and normal students M.A. University of Tehran Farzaneh, Moatamedi Sharak  Advisor 2004
    The Relationship Among Attributional styles, self-esteem, creativity and creative attitude on university students. Ph.D. University of Tehran Valiollah , Mosavi Advisor 2004
    Study of developmental construct of the Quranic verses and Quran books of high school M.A. University of Tehran Hassan, Bahri Supervisor 2002
    Content analysis of cognition in wise sayings of Nahj-Al-Balagha M.A. University of Tehran Mohammad, Nemani Supervisor 2002

    Research Projects

  • Designing and Implementing Programs based on Psychological, Educational and Social Approach to Improve Religiosity in University Students
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2014-2015
  • Development of Spiritual intelligence Scale: Theoretical base and operational Issues
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2010-2013
  • The standardization of Dimensional Obsessive-Compulsive scale (DOCS) among Iranian students            
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2011-2013
  • Development of an International Religiosity Scale: a cross cultural approach  
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2009-2013
  • National Positive Outlook Scale (NPOS): Construction and Standardization Study     
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2009-2011
  • The Study of psychometric properties and Normalization of Self- Talk Scale (STS) among students           
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2009-2010
  • Preparation of Religious Scale and Assessment of Iranians Levels of Religiosity
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2006-2009
  • Assessment of Job satisfaction, customer satisfaction and influence of  psychological interventional on the Iran Saderat Bank staffs     
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: Iran Saderat Bank
      Effective Dates:  2007-2009
  • Psychotherapy and rehabilitation of prisoners and study of its efficacy in Rajaee-Shahr prison           
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: Rajaee–Shar prison
      Effective Dates:  2004-2007
  • The study of psychometric characteristic and normalization of Spielberger’s State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory –2 (STAXI-2) among of University of Tehran students
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2006-2007
  • Preparation and standardization of religiosity scale for university students
         
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2001-2006
  • The Study effective factors on social adjustment of shahed university and non shahed university students         
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: Institute of Psychology and Education, University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2003-2006
  • Cognitive-Behavior Family Therapy and Chiropractic in the therapy of psychosomatic disorder (muscular and skeletal)
    1. My title/role in project: PI
      Place: Institute of Psychology and Education, University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2004-2006
  • Family therapy based on cognitive – behavioral approach for depression, social phobia and eremophobia 
    1. My title/role in project: PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  2003-2004
  • Preparing the scale of resign to God
    1. My title/role in project: Co-Investigator PI: Bagher Ghobari-Bonab, Ph.D.
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates: 2001-2004
  • The study of mental health characteristics in Iranian youth in relation to forgiveness among them           
    1. My title/role in project: Co-Investigator PI: Bagher Ghobari-Bonab, Ph.D.
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates: 2002-2004
  • Study of Related factors to social adjustments of children of the war-wounded and the non-war-wounded
    1. My title/role in project: PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  1999-2001
  • Applied methods of attracting children, adolescents and youth to prayer, documented on custom of the innocent ones, peace be upon them and scientific theories
    1. My title/role in project: Co-Investigator PI: Alinaqi Faqihi, Ph.D.
      Place: Martyrs Foundation of Islamic Republic
      Effective Dates: 1999-2001
  • Investigating the relationship between stressors and stress symptoms and coping methods in youth
    1. My title/role in project:  PI
      Place: University of Tehran
      Effective Dates:  1999-2001
  • Preparing a scale to measure religious beliefs and attitudes of university students
    1. My title/role in project: PI
      Place: Sharif University of Technology
      Effective Dates: 1997-1999

    Communications / Presentations in International Congresses


    Communications / Presentations in Iranian Congresses

    1. Khodayarifard, M. Application of Positive Thinking in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Workshop presented at the Health in the Light of Quran Conference; Tehran, Iran, 2014.
    2. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2009). Spiritual-religion family therapy: short history, theoretical-experimental base and its techniques and principles. Congress of Spiritual Therapy, Esfahan, Iran. (In Persian)
    3. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2009). Treatment of gender identity disorder base on cognitive behavioral family therapy: Case study. The Fifth Congress of the Islamic Counselling, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    4. Khodayarifard, M., Shahabi, R., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2008). Relationship between religiosity and self-control with talent for substance abuse among students. The 4th Congress on Mental Health of Student, Shiraz, Iran. (In Persian)
    5. Khodayarifard, M., Faghihi, A., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Behpajoh, A., Afrooz, G., Abedini, Y., & Paknejad, M. (2007). Primary report of development and refinement of the religiosity questionnaire for college’s students. The 2nd National Congress on Religion and Mental Health, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    6. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Faghihi, A., & Abedini, Y. (2006). Methodological considerations in religious studies. First International Congress on Dialogue between Science and Religion Defining Life, the Person and Health, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    7. Khodayarifard, M. (2004). The role of social institutions in youth identity finding. The 4th Congress on Counselling From Islamic Approach (Youth and Identity), Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    8. Khodayarifard, M., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Behpajoh, A., & Faghihi, A. (2003). Review of local research expanse in the development of religiosity scales. The 1st Congress on Theoretical Foundation of Religious Scales, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    9. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). Study of administering and standardization methods of religiosity scales. The 1st Congress on Theoretical Foundations of Religious Scales, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    10. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). Religiosity component from religion view point. The 1st Congress on Theoretical Foundations of Religious Scales, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    11. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). The relationship between religious attitude and father-child relationship with social adjustment among war-wounded children and non-war-wounded children. The War–Wounded and Family, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    12. Khodayarifard, M., Mohammadi, A., & Abedini, Y. (2003). Cognitive behavioural therapy with emphasis on spiritual therapy in treatment of transsexualism. The 2nd Congress of Iran Psychology, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    13. Khodayarifard, M., Faghihi, A. (2002). The effectiveness cognitive-behavior therapy in treatment of depression with emphasis on Islamic point of view. The 3rd Congress on Counselling from Islamic Views: Youth and Mental Tranquility, Qom, Iran. (In Persian)
    14. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2002). Family therapy of obsessive compulsive disorder in children and adolescents. The 1st International Congress on Child and Adolescents Psychiatry, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    15. Khodayarifard, M., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., & Ghobari-Bonab, B. (2002). Stressors, coping styles and stress symptoms among college students. The 1st Congress on Mental Health of Student, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    16. Khodayarifard, M. (2001). Study of condition of beliefs and religious behavior assessment instrument in Islamic societies. The 2nd Islamic Psychology Workshop, Tabriz, Iran. (In Persian)
    17. Khodayarifard, M. (2001). Application of positive thinking in psychotherapy workshop (with the emphasis on Islamic view). The 1st International Congress on Religion and Mental Health, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    18. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Faghihi, A., & Vahdat, S. (2001). Application of forgiveness in psychotherapy (with emphasis on Islamic view). The 1st International Congress on Religion and Mental Health, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    19. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2001). Comparison of efficacy of cognitive behavior therapy with and without medication in people with obsessive compulsive disorder. The 1st International Congress of Psychological Science, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    20. Khodayarifard, M. (2000). Study of educational and psychological points in Imam Ali, peace be upon him, letter to his son Imam Hasan, peace be upon him. Congress on Education in Character and Word of Imam Ali, Qom, Iran. (In Persian)
    21. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Faghihi, A., & Vahdat, S. (2000). Application of forgiveness in psychotherapy (with emphasis on Islamic point of view). The 2nd Congress on Counselling from Islamic View, Yazd, Iran. (In Persian)
    22. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Faghihi, A., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2000). Preparing the scale of resign to god. The 2nd Congress on Counselling from Islamic View, Yazd, Iran. (In Persian)
    23. Khodayarifard, M. (2000). Islamic psychology, mental health and society workshop. The 1st Workshop of Islamic Psychology, Tabriz, Iran. (In Persian)
    24. Khodayarifard, M. (1998). Positive thinking in psychotherapy based on Islamic view. The 1st Congress Counselling on Islamic View, Yazd, Iran. (In Persian)
    25. Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., Shokoohi-Yekta, M., & Nasefat, M. (1997). Primary study of the developing of student’s religious attitude scale. Congress on Religion and Mental Health, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)
    26. Khodayarifard, M. (1995). Influence of anxiety, attribution style, and socio-demographic factors, as predictors of academic performance in late childhood. Australian Psychological Society, Pert, Australia. (In Persian)
    27. Khodayarifard, M. (1991). Effective factors in the appearance of adolescents and youth problems. Family and Mental Health, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)