DOI: 10.14704/nq.2019.17.4.2018

An Investigation into the Effectiveness of Human Givens and Adlerian Therapy on Happiness and Psychological Well-being of Students of Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

Mansour Sodani, Mahmoud Shahidi, Bagher Sanai Zaker, Reza Khojasteh Mehr


Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of human givens and Adlerian Therapy on happiness and psychological well-being of students of Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz.
Method: Accordingly, 6 students were selected in a targeted sampling method. For counseling interventions, 3 couples were assigned to each experimental group (Adlerian Therapy and human givens). Subjects were consulted for 5 sessions in both experimental groups. In this research, an experimental case study was used. Adlerian Therapy and human givens were performed in the baseline, intervention and follow-up stages and the subjects responded to the RSPWB Scale and the OHI Questionnaire.
Findings: The data were analyzed by Visual Drawing, RCI Index and Improvement Percentage Formula. The results showed that human givens and Adlerian Therapy have been successful in improving and changing the psychological life style as well as increasing the happiness of the couples.
Conclusion: The analysis showed that the human givens therapy and Adlerian Therapy could improve the psychological well-being up to 37.17 and 40.43, respectively. Furthermore, the human givens therapy and Adlerian Therapy could the increase the level of happiness up to 48.94 and 51.96, respectively. This effect was significant. However, the therapies did not show any significant change. The findings of the human givens therapy in both variables had less clinical efficiency and improvement rate, compared with the effectiveness of Adlerian Therapy.


Human Givens, Adlerian Therapy, Happiness, Psychological Well-being

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