The effect of training information processing approach on self-confidence in girl students in Isfahan, Iran

Fahimeh Amini, Zahra Aminipozveh

DOI: 10.22122/cdj.v0i0.497

Abstract


BACKGROUND: Self-confidence is one of the main aspects of mental health during adolescence, which is essential for achieving goals. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of training information processing approach on self-confidence in conservatory female students in Isfahan, Iran.

METHODS: This randomized control trial study was conducted on 50 adolescent female students in Isfahan in academic year 2016-2017. The Eysenck self- esteem scale (ESES) was used to assess self-esteem among the students. Training the information processing approach was performed on the experimental group. Data were analyzed by SPSS software (version 16.0, SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL, USA) using paired sample t-test, independent t- test, and Kolmogorov-Smirnov (K-S) test.

RESULTS: the scores of the students’ self-confidence in the experimental group increased compared to the control group (P ≤ 0.05).

CONCLUSION: According to the results of this study, training information processing approach is effective on self-confidence in conservatory female students in Isfahan. It is suggested to consider the training information processing approach along with other approaches.


Keywords


Information Processing; Self-confidence; Students

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