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Effectiveness of Narrative Therapy in Reducing Aggression and Stubborn Preschoolers

The main objective of this study was to evaluate effectiveness of narrative therapy in reducing aggression and stubbornness of preschool children. This is applied research and pre-test, post-test with control group. Study's population was 5 to 6 years girl and boy students in Zanjan city. This experiment with 50 preschool children was done through children's symptoms inventory (CSI-4) and Aggression in Preschool test of Vahedi et al was performed on these children. According to results of these tests, 20 children including two groups (10 children from Group controls and 10 children from Experimental Group) and aggressive group 16 children including two groups (8 children from Group controls and 8 children from experimental Group) randomized in this group. Then the therapist of 10 stories and 10 stories on the subject loggerheads with issue of aggression and stories for children headstrong and after elections in 10 sessions and 10 sessions offered for aggressive children. The control group received no intervention. In the end, after post-test and analysis of covariance was significant difference between groups. Test results confirmed the hypothesis and efficiency of stories and showed its structure in solving problems of children.


Zahra Musavi, Masoud Hejazi

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