Faculty of Education and Psychology

Ahmad Abedi, Ph.D

Associate professor
Department of Education and Psychology of Children with Special Needs
University of Isfahan
Azadi square
Isfahan, Iran
Postal code: 8174673441


Area of Study

   Ahmad Abedi currently works at the Department of Psychology & Education of People with Special Needs, University of Isfahan. Abedi does research in Gifted and talented Education, wisdom, creativity, cognitive psychology, psychological tests. The central focus of his research is on intelligence, creativity, Underachieving gifted studentsand wisdom.

Gifted students wisdom Creativity Underachieving gifted students


University of Isfahn [Isfahan, Iran]
Ph.D., Psychology

University of Isfahn [Isfahan, Iran]
M.A. , Educational sciences

University of Isfahn [Isfahan, Iran]
B.A. , Exceptional Children


My research lies at the Research Methods in Psychology, Measuring Intelligence, Counselling & Psychotherapy with Chidren and Adolescents and Behavior Therapy .


Rashidi,A; Abedi, A; & Nejatifar,S. (2021). A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Psychological Interventions in Improving Mental Health of Students at Exceptional Talent Schools (SAMPAD) of Iran. jarcp. 2021; 3 (1) :66-87

Shirani Bidabadi, N ; Nasr Esfahani,A. R ; Mirshah Jafari,E; & Abedi, A. (2021). Investigating the Efficacy of Pre-primary School Practical Math Education on learning Behaviors and Math Competency of Children. Educational Psychology, Volume:16 Issue: 58, 2021, PP 71 -93.

Moghtadaei,M ; Salar Faramarzi ; Abedi, A; & Ghamarani, A. (2021). Exploring the Lived Experiences of Mothers of Children with Specific Learning Disability (SLD): A Phenomenological Study. Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences, Volume:10 Issue: 1, 2021, PP 23 -28.

Enayati,E ; Ghamarani,A ; & Abedi, A. (2021). The Effect of Urban Space on Psychosocial Health of Children and Adolescents in Isfahan.Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences, Volume:10 Issue: 1, 2021, PP 23 -28.

Heshmatifar, L; Liaghatdar, M. J ; & Abedi, A. (2021).A Meta-Analysis of Entrepreneurial Psychological Correlations in Iran . Journal of Career and Organization Consulting, Volume:13 Issue: 1400, 2021, PP 55 -70.

Fallahiyeh,s; Fatehizade, M; Abedi, A, & Dayarian, M. (2021).The Effect of Intervention Based on Dweck’s Mind Set on Academic Expectations Stress among Gifted and Talented School Students . Journal of Cognitive Psycholog, Volume:8 Issue: 2, 2021, PP 46 -57.

Akrami, L ; malekpor, M; & Abedi, A. (2021). The Mediating Role of Parenting Styles with the Puberty Period. Journal of Psychology, Volume:24 Issue: 4, 2021, PP 395 -416.

Rasoulian, M; Nadi,M. A ; Abedi, A; & Sajadian, I. (2021). Effectiveness of Early Intervention based on the Quinn Project on Cognitive, Verbal, and Socio-Emotional Learning of Children with Borderline Intellectual Functioning. Scientific Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Volume:9 Issue: 4, 2021, PP 32 -40.

Nejatifar,N; Abedi, A; & Ghamarani,A. (2021). Effectiveness of Parent-centered Intervention Based on Gottman’s Meta- Emotional Philosophy on Cognitive Emotion Regulation in Children with Externalizing Behavioral Problems. Journal of Exceptional Children, Volume:20 Issue: 4, 2021, PP 25 -36.

Yousof Boroujerdi,R; Siadat, A ; Rajaeepour, S; & Abedi, A. (2021). Construction of Synergistic Leadership Scale for Universities and its Validation in University of Isfahan. Journal of Management and Planning in Educational Systems, Volume:13 Issue: 25, 2021, PP 81 -120.

Yazdanipour, M; Ashori, M; Abedi, A. (2021). Filial Therapy: Goals, Features and Application. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi, Volume:9 Issue: 10, 2021, PP 135 -142.

Fooladvand,M; Nadi, M.A; Abedi, A; & Sajjadian,I. (2021). Effectiveness of The Kazdin Method for Parenting on reduction of Aggression and Low-Breaking in Students with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Journal of Health System Research, Volume:16 Issue: 3, 2021, PP 158 -166.

Moghtadaie, M ; Faramarzi, S; Ghamarani, A; & Abedi, A. (2021). Development of a Parenting Program Based on the Experiences of Mothers of Children with Specific Learning Disorder (SLD) and Assessment of its Effect on Parenting Stress and Children's Academic Emotions. Quarterly Psychology of Exceptional Individuals, Volume:10 Issue: 38, 2021, PP 33 -53.

Aslipoor, A; Kalantari, M; Samavatyan, H; & Abedi, A. (2021). Introduction a Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic Package Based on Factors Affecting the Psychological Problems of Bereaved Children. Razi Journal of Medical Sciences, Volume:27 Issue: 199, 2021, PP 36 -49.

Yazdanipour, M; Ashori, M; & Abedi, A. (2020). An Overview of Social- Emotional Competence in Children. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi, Volume:9 Issue: 9, 2020, PP 185 -194.

18. Parisa Hariri, Ozra Etemadi , & Abedi, A. (2020). Investigation of Factors Affecting the Marital Intimacy of Veteran Couples: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences, Volume:9 Issue: 3, 2020, PP 239 -250 .

Taheri, A; Manshaei, G, R; & Abedi, A. (2019). Comparison of the Effectiveness of Adolescent-Centered Mindfulness (MBCT) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) on Self-Esteem and Sleep Disorder of Bereaved Adolescents. Counseling Research & Developments, Volume:19 Issue: 75, 2020, PP 34 -64.

Ghobadi, S; Shahrokhi,M , & Abedi, A. (2020). A Comparison of ESLE Web-Based English Vocabulary Learning Application with Traditional Desktop English Vocabulary Learning Application: Exceptional Learner Parents’ Point of View. International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Research, Volume:8 Issue: 33, 2020, PP 131 -146.

Teaching interests

Professional activities


Gifted and talented education
Research methods in psychology
Behavior Therapy
Psychological Tests

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