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Pourmohseni-Koluri F, Dashti M. The Comparison Brain-Behavioral Systems, Resiliency and Problem Solving in Runaway and Normal Girls. Advances in Cognitive Sciences. 2017; 19 (1) :62-74
URL: http://icssjournal.ir/article-1-555-en.html
1- PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Payam Nour University, Tehran,Iran.
2- MA in Clinical Psychology, Azad University, Ardebil Branch,Iran.
Abstract:   (1100 Views)
Introduction: The run away from home in girls has a various causes. The purpose of this study is comparison brain-behavioral systems, resiliency and problem solving in run away and normal girls.
Method: The method of study was causal-comparison. The population was all run away’s girls who were kept in Gilan Welfare Centers. From among these girls, 40 were selected by accessible sampling. 40 normal subjects were among girls in public high schools city Talesh was randomly selected. Both groups completed the Inventory of Carver-White brain-behavioral systems, Connor- Davidson, Resiliency scale and Social Problem-Solving Inventory–Revised. Data analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA).
Results: The results showed, behavioral activation system in run away girls more active than normal girls and behavioral inhibition system in run away girls are weaker than run away girls. The run away compared to normal girls use most of the style of negative problem orientation impulsivity carelessness and avoidance and, positive problem orientation style and rational problem solving style less benefit. Also run away girls compared to normal girls have lower scores in resiliency.
Conclusion: identification the effective factors in run away in girls could identify girls at risk for running away and individual and family-level training offered to them thereby prevent personal and social consequences of run away.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/08/24 | Accepted: 2016/12/30 | Published: 2017/04/9

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