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Effectiveness Life Review on Life Satisfaction among Adolescents under the Supervision of Qazvin Well-Being Center

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Objective: The aim of this study was to determine Effectiveness Life Review on Life Satisfaction among Adolescents under the Supervision of Qazvin Well-being Center 2012-2013. Method: This study was a quasi-experimental research including experimental and control groups with a pretest-posttest design. The statistical population consisted of all 12 - 18 years old male students who were nurtured in Qazvin Well-being Center, among whom 16 individuals were selected through applying purposive sampling method and were randomly divided into experimental and control groups with equal number of subjects. The investigation was done using Diener’s (1985) Satisfaction with Life Scale (SWLS) Questionnaire. The experimental group received life review therapy in 6 sessions (90 minutes per session). Data were analyzed by using Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA), using SPSS software. Results: Results indicated that life review therapy was effective in increasing male adolescents’ life satisfaction living in the welfare center. Conclusion: Life review therapy improves quality of life and life satisfaction; therefore, this treatment can be used as an effective method to improve the living conditions of young people.

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Esmaeili, M. and Usefynezhad, A. (2016) Effectiveness Life Review on Life Satisfaction among Adolescents under the Supervision of Qazvin Well-Being Center. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 6, 1-7. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2016.61001.

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