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  1. Khodayarifard, M., Mansouri, A., Besharat, M. A., & Gholamali-Lavasani, M. (2017). Religiously and spiritually integrated treatments and generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Research in Behavioural Sciences, 15(1), 126-134. (In Persian)
  2. Khodayarifard, M., Khorami Markani, A., Ghobari Bonab, B., Sohrabi, F., Zamanpoor, E., Raghebian, R., Afrooz, G., Farzad, V., Mahmudi, N., Zeinali Zadeh, B., & Tankemani, N. (2017). Development and determination of content and face validity of Spiritual Intelligence Scale in Iranian students. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 7(4), 39-49. In Persian
  3. 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
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. Khodayarifard, M., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2015). Iranian positive thinking scale (IPTS): Development and standardization. Applied Psychological Research Quarterly, 5(4), 103-130. (In Persian)
  10. 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)
  11. 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)
  12. 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)
  13. 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)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. 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)
  18. 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)
  19. 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)
  20. 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)
  21. 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)
  22. 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)
  23. 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)
  24. 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)
  25. 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)
  26. 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)
  27. 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)
  28. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2009). Applying cognitive–behavioural couple therapy in treatment of alcoholism: (Case study). Iranian Psychologists, 30(8), 263-245. (In Persian)
  29. 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)
  30. 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)
  31. 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)
  32. 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)
  33. 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)
  34. 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)
  35. Khodayarifard, M., Shahabi, R., & Akbari-Zardkhaneh, S. (2007). Relationship between religious and marital satisfaction. Family Research, 3(10), 611-620. (In Persian)
  36. 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)
  37. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2007). Applying cognitive–behavioural family therapy in treatment of psychosomatic disorders (Masculoskelt). Iranian Psychologists, 2(8), 227-285. (In Persian)
  38. Faghihi, A., Khodayarifard, M., Ghobari-Bonab, B., & Shokoohi-Yekta, M. (2006). Religious paradigm extracted from religious text. Religious Thought, 19, 41-70. (In Persian)
  39. 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)
  40. 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)
  41. 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)
  42. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2006). Cognitive-behavioral family therapy for sexual abuse in adolescents: Case study. Psychological Science, 5(17), 16-34. (In Persian)
  43. 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)
  44. 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)
  45. 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)
  46. 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)
  47. 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)
  48. 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)
  49. Khodayarifard, M., & Abedini, Y. (2004). Cognitive-behavior therapy in historic and paranoid personality disorders: (Case study). Psychological Science, 3(9), 6-24. (In Persian)
  50. 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)
  51. Khodayarifard, M. (2003). Cognitive–behaviour counselling. In A. Faghihi, Youth and Mental Tranquillity. Qom: Pazhooheshkadeh Howzeh and Daneshgah, 212-224. (In Persian)
  52. 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)
  53. 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)
  54. 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)
  55. 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)
  56. 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)
  57. Khodayarifard, M. (2002). Psychotherapy and spirituality; Passing through the boundaries of therapy and religion. Howzah & Daneshgah Quarterly, 8(31), 156-161. (In Persian)
  58. 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)
  59. 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)
  60. 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)
  61. 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)
  62. Khodayarifard, M. (2000). Application of positive thinking in psychotherapy from Islamic perspective. Psychology & Education, 5, 141-164. (In Persian)
  63. 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)
  64. 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)
  65. 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)
  66. 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)

Papers Presented In International Congress


Papers Presented in Iran

  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)