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Khodayari Fard M, Ghobari Bonab B, Faghihi A N, Vahdat Torbati S. Forgiveness Treatment with an Emphasis on Islamic Perspective: A Case Study. IJPCP. 2002; 8 (1) :39-48
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-244-en.html

Ph.D. in Psychology,
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Abstract

Objectives: The present article examines the application of “forgiveness” with an emphasis on Islamic perspective as a treatment method to improve interpersonal relationships and to enhance problem-solving skills in the resolution of difficulties and internal conflicts such as resentfulness toward others in particular.

Method: The study was conducted as a library research and a testimonial report of two case studies in which the spoken treatment had been used.

Findings: The findings demonstrated that by using this method, the resentful subjects were able to gradually replace their negative thoughts and feelings toward others with positive ones.

Results: Forgiveness treatment-method is effective in reconciliation of the feelings, thoughts, and behaviors of the resentful it improves relationships with others. This method seems to be more effective for those who have stronger religious inclinations. 

 

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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: General
Received: 2007/11/1

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