Mona Ghanbari Noshari

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School of Psychology
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Profile

Thesis Title
What do different mindfulness rating scales actually measure?

Research Description
What do different mindfulness rating scales actually measure? There are several mindfulness questionnaires that address different factors involved in mindfulness. However, do they really measure changes in level of mindfulness over time or are they susceptible to the placebo effect? The aim of this study is to assess different mindfulness instructions on self-reported questionnaires, and determine whether simply using the label "mindfulness" on a task acts to improve self-reported mindfulness, as well as other wellbeing measures.

Personal Description
I was born and grew up in Iran. I possess more than 5 years of progressive experience in the field of mental health. My professional history includes positions such as Project Manager, Project Assistant, Psychologist, and Counsellor. Most recently, my responsibility as a Teaching Assistant , match the qualifications I am gaining. I assisted in the successful completion of productive projects in my field of study. In the future, I would like to have this chance to continue my academic research.

Supervisors
Dr Heather Kempton
Dr Ute Kreplin

Publications

1.Dr. A. Khanzadeh, M.Ghanbari, "Assessment of Social Skills in Students with Mental Retardation from Perspective of Teachers". Paper Presented at the 5th World Conference on Educational Sciences, 05-08 February 2013, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. This paper published in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences by ELSEVIER.

2.M.Ghanbari, M. Mojalal,  F. Pakzad, Dr. M. Khosrojavid, “Early Maladaptive Schemas, Body Image, and Self-Esteem in Iranian Patients Undergone Cosmetic Surgery Compared with Normal Individuals”. Practice in Clinical Psychology Journal, URL: http://jpcp.uswr.ac.ir/browse.php?a_code=A-10-155-1&slc_lang=en&sid=1, Published: 2015/03/5

3.Dr. A. Khanzadeh, M.Ghanbari, M.Taher, Z.Habibi "The Role of Religious Attitude and Coping Strategies in Explaining Life satisfaction". Paper presented at 3rd WORLD CONFERENCE on INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-University of Barcelona, 14-16 November 2012, Barcelona – Spain. This paper published in Procedia-Computer Science Journal (ISSN: 1877-0509) by ELSEVIER.

4.Dr. A. Khanzadeh, M.Ghanbari, “Designing and validation of social skills curriculum for students with mental retardation". Paper Presented at the 3rd WORLD CONFERENCE on INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-University of Barcelona, 14-16 November 2012, Barcelona - Spain. This paper published in Procedia-Computer Science Journal (ISSN: 1877-0509) by ELSEVIER.

5.M.Ghanbari, Dr. A. Khanzadeh, Dr. M. Khosrojavid" Comparison Early Maladaptive Schemas in Couples on the Verge of Divorce and Normal Couples". Paper Presented at the 5th World Conference on Educational Sciences, 05-08 February 2013, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. This paper published in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences by ELSEVIER.

6.K.Moghtadaei, M.Ghanbari, “The Relation between Metacognitive Beliefs with Mental Health in Students". Paper presented as a Poster at the 6th NATIONAL SEMINAR of Mental Health in Students. Guilan, Iran, Guilan University, May 2012.

7.K.Moghtadaei, M.Ghanbari, “Training Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Psychological Symptoms in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome". 

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