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The effectiveness of training of effective communication and assertiveness skills and social adjustment of medical students

Journal: Shenakht Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry (Vol.1, No. 3)

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Page : 15-30

Keywords : Effective Communication; Assertiveness; Social adjustment; Students;

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Introduction: Students as a completing the national capital, manpower planners and policy-makers of tomorrow are of particular interest to the community. For this reason, it is essential to students' skills and ability to deal with problems, so they are healthy to protect themselves and their personality development and health promotion. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of effective communication and assertiveness skills training on social adjustment of newly entered students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences. Method: Research method was semi-experimental with pre–post and follow-up tests with control and experimental groups. The population was 120 students who entered in Kurdistan University of medical sciences in second semester. The sample. 54 students were replaced randomly in two Experimental and control groups. Research Tools was adjustment Test for Students made by Farahbakhsh. Data were analyzed using univariate analysis of covariance. Results: Findings showed that training these two independent variants has been could increase the students' social adjustment. Also, follow-up findings showed that effective communication and assertiveness skills persisted until two months later. Conclusion: Training Effective communication and assertiveness skills could increase students' social adjustment So, It is suggested that holding workshops with above subjects can provide the increase of students' social adjustment

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