NIMA GHORBANI

Curriculum Vitae

July 2021

Current Position:

Guest Faculty Member, Washington School of Psychiatry, March 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow of Clinical Psychology, the George Washington University, Professional Psychology Program, August 2020

Full Professor of Psychology, University of Tehran, Iran

Licensed: Board of Clinical Psychology, Psychology and Counseling Organization of Iran, Since 2005 (# 163)

 

Personal

Work Address:       Department of   Psychology           

                               University of Tehran                     

                               Al-Ahmad Ave., P.O. Box 14155-6456

                               Tehran, Iran                                         

 

Work E-mail:         nghorbani@ut.ac.ir                          

                               dr.nimaghorbani@gmail.com                                                                                                       

                               

Web Site in Persian: www.nimaghorbani.com                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

                                           

Education

B.A.     University of Tehran, 1989

M.A.    Tarbiate Modarres University, 1993

Ph.D.   Tarbiate Modarres University, 1999

 

Title of PhD dissertation:

The physiological and psychological consequences of overcoming resistance and emotional disclosure in psychotherapy.

 

Post-Doctoral Professional Experience:

Postdoctoral Fellowship of Clinical Psychology, the George Washington University, Professional Psychology Program, August 2020 to August 2021.

Mental Health Clinician in a clinical training program with full spectrum of client population, in Full Partnership Services (FSP), from low to high intensity level of care, Institute for Multicultural Counseling and Education Services (APA, accredited institute), March 2019 to June 2020.

Advanced Core Training of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Under Supervision of Jon Frederickson, Washington School of Psychiatry, Sep 2017 to Feb 2021.

Training of trainer for Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Under supervision of Jon Frederickson, Washington School of Psychiatry, Sep 2017 to Sep 2020.

Certified Supervisor and Teacher of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, International Experiential-Dynamic Therapy Association, November 2017- Present.

Certified Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapist, ISTDP-UK, London, May 2013 (Three Years of Core Training by Josette Ten Have-de Labije and Rob Neborsky).

4th international conference of experiential dynamic Psychotherapy: Character change, August 2007, Aarhus, Denmark.

Audiovisual Immersion Training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Technique of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, under the direction of Javad Naficy, M.D., September 2003, Tehran, Iran.

Audiovisual Immersion Training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Technique of Intensive Short- Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, under the direction of Javad Naficy, M.D., February 2002, Tehran, Iran.

Audiovisual Immersion Training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Fundamental Principles of the New Metapsychology of the Unconscious, under the direction of Habib Davanloo, M.D., December 2001, Zurich, Switzerland.

Audiovisual Immersion Training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Unlocking the unconscious: Habib Davanloo’s Powerful Technique in Psychotherapy, under the direction of Javad Naficy, M.D., February 1998, Tehran, Iran. 

 

 

Professional Positions

 

2017- Present        Certified Supervisor/Teacher of International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association

 

2014- Present        Full Professor of Psychology, University of Tehran

 

2007- 2014            Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Tehran 

 

2004 – Present       Consultant and psychotherapist, private practice

 

2002-2004            Head of the Center of Psychological Services for managers and member of the board of directors in SABA   

                             Corporation, a private sector managerial Consultation Company

2002-2004            Consultant and Psychotherapist for Executives in SABA

 

2001-2007            Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Tehran 

 

 

Awards:

Awarded as the Best International Author in the 5th International Festival of the University of Tehran, 2015

 

Teaching Activity

Courses Taught:

Diverse Iranian Companies – Assertiveness Training for Managers, Stress Management, Emotional Intelligence (Structured-Experiential courses designed to promote personal skills in management). Administered more than 100 workshops since 1999. 

University of Tehran – Motivation and Emotions, Assessment of Personality, Psychological Intervention in Physical Illnesses, Thinking and Language, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Positive Psychology, Theories of Personality, Practice of Psychotherapy.

Self-Knowledge based Psychotherapies (Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy): Anjoman e defa as ghorbanian e Khoshoonat, 1383/2004, winter, Tehran. Counseling center of the University of Tehran, 1383/2004, winter, Tehran. Counseling center of the University of Shiraz, winter, Shiraz, 1384/2005, Psychology Clinic, Faculty of Psychology, University of Tehran, 1390/2011, 1391 /2012.

Integrative Self-Knowledge Training. An experiential course for the development of mindfulness and coherent self-narratives according to the theory of Integrative Self-Knowledge, by Nima Ghorbani and P. J. Watson.

Supervisor of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, since 2015.

 

 

Publications

Books:

 

Ghorbani, N. (2020). Sodai Khosh (Joyful Madness). Tehran: Binesh No (Third edition).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2020). Ravan darmangari pooyeshi feshorde kootah modat: Mabadi va fonoon (Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Basics and Techniques). Tehran: Samt. (Eleventh edition)

 

Ghorbani, N. (2020). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No (Ninth edition).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2020). Man be Revayat e man (Self Narrated by Self). Tehran: Binesh No. (Fifth edition)

 

Ghorbani, N. (2019). Sodai Khosh (Joyful Madness). Tehran: Binesh No (Second edition).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2019). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No (Eighth edition).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2019). Az Khat Ta Mosallas e Taaroz (From Line of to Triangle of Conflict). Tehran: Binesh No (Forth print).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2019). Man be Revayat e man (Self Narrated by Self). Tehran: Binesh No. (Forth edition)

 

Ghorbani, N. (2018). Az Khat Ta Mosallas e Taaroz (From Line of to Triangle of Conflict). Tehran: Binesh No (Third print).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2018). Sodai Khosh (Joyful Madness). Tehran: Binesh No.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2018). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No (Seventh edition).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2018). Man be Revayat e man (Self Narrated by Self). Tehran: Binesh No. (Third edition)

 

Ghorbani, N. (2017). Az Khat Ta Mosallas e Taaroz (From Line of to Triangle of Conflict). Tehran: Binesh No (Second print).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2017). Man be Revayat e man (Self Narrated by Self). Tehran: Binesh No. (Second edition)

 

Ghorbani, N. (2016). Az Khat Ta Mosallas e Taaroz (From Line of to Triangle of Conflict). Tehran: Binesh No.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2015). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No (Sixth edition).

 

Ghorbani, N. (2013). Man be Revayat e man (Self Narrated by Self). Tehran: Binesh No.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2013). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2011). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2011). Ravan darmangari pooyeshi feshorde kootah modat: Mabadi va fonoon (Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Basics and Techniques). Tehran: Samt. 

 

Ghorbani, N. (2011). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Binesh No.

 

Wachtel, P. L. (2010). Ertebate Darmani: Che begoyim, Che vaght begoyim (Therapeutic communication: Knowing what to say when). Ghorbani, N., & Tahbaz, S (Trans.). Tehran: University of Tehran Press.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2009). Ravan darmangari pooyeshi feshorde kootah modat: Mabadi va fonoon (Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Basics and Techniques). Tehran: Samt. 

 

Ghorbani, N. (2005). Sabkha va Maharathaye Ertebati (Styles and Skills of Interpersonal relationships). Tehran: Tabalvor.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2004). Ravan darmangari pooyeshi feshorde kootah modat: Mabadi va fonoon (Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Basics and Techniques). Tehran: Samt.

 

Ghorbani, N. (2001). Mohandesi Raftar e Ertebati: Bein e shakhsi va daroon shakhsi (The Engineering of Communicative Behavior: Interpersonal and Intrapersonal).  Tehran: Sine Sorkh.

 

 

Research Publications:

 

Ghorbani, N., Chen, Z. J., Ghafari, F., Watson, P. J., & Liu, G. (2021). Recollections of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Complexities of Religious Coping and Muslim Religious and Psychological Adjustment in Afghanistan. Journal of Religion and Health, 1-18.

Amirbeigi, M., & Ghorbani, N. (2021). Terror management theory: Theoretical concepts, experimental research and Critics. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)10(3), 135-148. (In Persian)

Hajifathali, F., Ghorbani, N., & Rostami, R. (2021). Investigating how self-regulation processes can mediate the relationship between grandiose narcissism and mental health indicators among iranian university students. Elementary Education Online20(5), 7599-7607.

Hajifathali, F., Ghorbani, N., & Rostami, R. (2021). The Relationship Between Integrative Self-Knowledge, Mindfulness, Self-Control, and Mental Health Parameters. Propósitos y Representaciones9(SPE3), 1277.

Ghorbani, N., & Have-de Labije, J. T. (In press). Helping a woman to free herself from severe superego pathology. Ad Hoc Bulletin of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Practice and Theory.

Rabiee, F., Ghorbani, N., & Panaghi, L. (2020). The relationship of emotional repression and self-control with symptoms. Journal of psychological science19(92), 925-934. (In Persian)

Abbasi, M., Ghorbani, N., Imani, A. H., & Tahbaz Hoseinzadeh, S. (2020). Exploring the mediating role of integrative self‐knowledge in the relationship between mindfulness and well‐being in the context of a mindfulness‐based stress reduction program. International Journal of Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12705.

Rabiee, F., Ghorbani, N., & Panaghi, L. (2020). Physiologic correlates of basic emotions of anger and sadness in healthy and depressed people. Journal of psychological science, 19(90), 665-675. (In Persian)

Robenzadeh, S., Rasolzadeh, T.K., Ghorbani, N., & Abedin, A. (2020). The efficacy of Psychodynamic Package on Forming a Self-Knowledge Commitment & Attachment Styles in Identity formation of Iranian Teenagers. Clinical Psychology and Personality, 17(2), 1-10. (In Persian)

Jafarian Nemini, F., Shojaedin, A., Ghorbani, N., & Rostami, R. (2020). Efficacy of acupuncture laser with short-term intensive dynamic psychotherapy in the treatment of depression: a pilot study. Journal of psychological science, 19(87), 265-273. (In Persian)

Omidi, A., Ghorbani, N., Forootan, M., Javadi, A., & Kashanaki, H. (2020). Relationship between Anxiety and Repression by Examination of the Mediator role of the Integrative Self-Knowledge in Patients with Gastrointestinal Diseases. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)8(11), 27-34. (In Persian)

Hadi, M., Ghorbani, N., & Besharat, M. A. (2019). The mediating role of adolescent self-knowledge processes in the relation between parenting styles and mental health. Journal of Psychological Science18(76), 397-406. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Chen, Z. J., Rabiee, F., & Watson, P. J. (2019). Religious fundamentalism in Iran: Religious and psychological adjustment within a Muslim cultural context. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 41(2), 73-88.

Rostami, R., Rostamian, A., Ghorbani, N., Farahani, H., & Hoseinzadeh Dehkordi, G. (2019). Prediction of pain intensity based on pain catastrophizing and pain anxiety in women with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Psychological Science18(80), 879-886. (In Persian)

Watson, P. J., Chen, Z. J., Morris, R.J., & Ghorbani, N. (2019). Religion within a dark triad ideological surround: Pluralistic self as dialogue across private, communal, and public space. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 29, 377- 400.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Tavakoli, F., & Chen, Z. J. (2019). Mindfulness within a Muslim ideological surround: Empirical translation schemes and religious and psychological functioning of Islamic seminarians in Iran. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 29, 305- 328.

Neff, K. D., Tóth-Király, I., Yarnell, L. M., Arimitsu, K., Castilho, P., Ghorbani, N., Guo, H. X., Hirsch, J. K., Hupfeld, J., Hutz, C. S., Kotsou, I., Lee, W. K., Montero-Marin, J., Sirois, F. M., de Souza, L. K., Svendsen, J. L., Wilkinson, R. B., & Mantzios, M. (2019). Examining the Factor Structure of the Self-Compassion Scale in 20 Diverse Samples: Support for Use of a Total Score and Six Subscale Scores. Psychological Assessment. DOI: 10.1037/pas0000629.

Hosseini, M., & Ghorbani, N. (2019). A comparison between Scientific and artistic creativity in the relation to psychopathology among engineering and art students. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)7(12), 307-326. (In Persian)

Hosseini, M., & Ghorbani, N. (2019). Transliminality: A double-edged sword Madness or creativity! Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)7(10), 225-242. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Ebrahimi, F., & Chen, Z. J. (2019). Poets and transliminality: Relationships with mystical experience and religious commitment in Iran. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, DOI: 10.1037/rel0000174.

Montero-Marin, J., Kuyken, W., Crane, C., gu, J., Baer, R., Al-Awamleh, A. A., Akutsu, S., Araya-Veliz, C., Ghorbani, N., Chen, Z. J., Kim, M. S., Mantzois, M., Rolim dos Santos, D. N., Serramo Lopez, L. C., Teleb, A. A., Watson, P. J., Yamaguchi, A., Yang, E., & Garcia-Campayo, J. (2018). Self-compassion and cultural values: A cross-cultural study of self-compassion using a multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) analytical procedure. Frontier in Psychology, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02638.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Gharibi, H. (2018). Model of Muslim Religious Spirituality: Impact of Muslim Experiential Religiousness on Religious Orientation and Psychological Adjustment Among Iranian Muslims. Archive for the psychology of religion, DOI: 10.1163/15736121-12341354.

Ghorbani, N., Pourhosein, R., & Ghobadi, S. A. (2018). Self-compassion, mental health and work ethics: mediating role of self-compassion in the correlation between work stress and mental health. World Family Medicine Journal: Incorporating the Middle East Journal of Family Medicine99(5641), 1-8.

Saeedi, Z., Ghorbani, N., Sarafraz, M., & Shoar, T. K. (2018). A bias of self-reports among repressors: Examining the evidence for the validity of self-relevant and health-relevant personal reports. International Journal of Psychology, DOI: 10.1002/ijop.12560.

Ghorbani, N., & Rabiee, F. (2018). Psychotherapy in Iran: Problems and Prospects. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)7(1), 3-22. (In Persian)

Keshavarz Moqadam, S., Rostami, R., Ghorbani, N., Rahiminezhad, A., & Vasheghani Farahani, A. (2018). The effect of Excitement Induced on Heart Rate Variability: Evaluating the Moderating role of Personality Disorders. Journal of Psychological Science17(67), 329-335. (In Persian)

Heidari, A., Ghorbani, N., & Pourhosein, R. (2018). The Relationship Between Attachment Style and Life Satisfaction: The Mediating Role of Basic Psychological Needs Satisfaction. Journal of Psychological Science17(70), 643-650. (In Persian)

Abbasi, M., Ghorbani, N., Hatami, J., & Gholamali, L. M. (2018). Validity and Reliability of Multidimentional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA) in Iranian Students. Journal of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, 25(1), 47-59. (In Persian)

Saeedi, Z., Ghorbani, N., Sarafraz, M., & Zabihi, A. (2018). Salamate ravanshenakhti va jesmani: naghshe tadilkonandeye sarkoobgari va behooshyari (Psychological and Physical Health: The Moderating role of Repressiveness and Mindfulness). Ravanshenasi salamat, 6, 4, 69-86. (In Persian)

Noorbala, F., Ghorbani, N., & Gholamali Lavasani, M. (2018). The mediatory role of self-knowledge in the relationship between defense styles and somatization. Journal of Psychological Science17(66), 200-212. (In Persian)

Noorbala, F., Ghorbani, N., & Gholamalilavasani, M. (2018). Mekanismhaye defaiee va jesmanisazi: selsele maratebe defaiee moaser bar jesmanisazi (Defense mechanisms and somatization: the effect of defense hierarchy on somatization). Pajooheshhaye karbordi ravanshenakhti, 9, 1, 25-37. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Sarmast, Z., & Chen, Z. J. (2018). Post-critical beliefs and religious reflection: The religious openness hypothesis in Iranian university and Islamic seminary students. Journal of Empirical Theology, DOI: 10.1163/15709256-12341367.

Zarei, A., Ghorbani, N., Besharat, M., & Gharibi, H. (2017). The study of mediating role of self-control and constructive thinking in relation of perceived stress with life satisfaction. Journal of Psychological Science16(63), 309-322. (In Persian)

Watson, P. J., Chen, J. Z., Morris, R. J., & Ghorbani, N. (2017). Religious problem-solving styles within an American religious ideological surround. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, DOI: 1011-63.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Kashanaki, H., & Chen, Z. J. (2017). Diversity and Complexity of Religion and Spirituality in Iran: Relationships with Self-Compassion and Self-Forgiveness. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 27, 4, 157–171.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Karimpour, M., & Chen, Z. J. (2017). Muslim Work Ethics: Relationships with Religious Orientations and the “Perfect Man” (Ensān-e Kāmel) in Managers and Staff in Iran. Religions8(8), 138.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Tahbaz, S., & Chen, Z. J. (2017). Religious and psychological implications of positive and negative religious coping in Iran. Journal of Religion and Health56(2), 477-492.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Zarei, A., & Chen, Z. J. (2017). Muslim attitudes and spirituality: relationships with Dark Triad and Harmony Control in Iranian teachers. Mental Health, Religion & Culture20(1), 20-30.

Mohammadi, R., Sarafraz, M. R., & Ghorbani, N. (2017). Comparison of Basic Psychological Needs, Social Support and Stressful events in Addicts and Non-addicts: gender differences. Positive Psychology Research, 3(1), 49-60. (In Persian)

Mesgarian, F., Azad, F.P., Farahani, H., & Ghorbani, N. (2017). Object Relations and Defense Mechanism in Social Anxiety. Developmental Psychology, 14(53), 3-14. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Alipour, A., & Farzad, V. (2016). The mediating role of the self-knowledge process (integrative self-knowledge and mindfulness) and self-control in regulating the relationship between perceived and objective stress and anxiety, depression, and physical symptoms, Journal of Research in Psychological Health ,10 (3), 1-15. (In Persian)

Saeedi, Z., Ghorbani, N., & Sarafraz, M. (2016). Short-form of Weinberger adjustment inventory (WAI): psychometric properties and confirmatory factor analysis of the Persian version. Journal of Psychological Science, 15(59), 335-347. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Hajirasouliha, Z., & Chen, Z. J. (2016). Muslim Distress Mobilization Hypothesis: complex roles of Islamic Positive Religious Coping and Punishing Allah Reappraisal in Iranian students. Mental Health, Religion & Culture19(6), 626-638.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Amirbeigi, M., & Chen, Z. J. (2016). Religious Schema within a Muslim Ideological Surround: Religious and psychological adjustment in Iran. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 38, 253-277.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Omidbeiki, M., & Chen, Z. J. (2016). Muslim Attachments to God and the “Perfect Man” (Ensān-e Kāmel): Relationships with Religious Orientation and Psychological Adjustment in Iran. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality8(4), 318.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Tavakoli, F., & Chen, Z. J. (2016). Self-control within a Muslim ideological surround: Empirical translation schemes and the adjustment of Muslim seminarians in Iran. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion27, 68-93.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Madani, M., & Chen, Z. J. (2016). Muslim experiential religiousness: Spirituality relationships with psychological and religious adjustment in Iran. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health18(4), 300-315.

Zarei, A., Ghorbani, N., & Gharibi, H. (2016). Dark Triad: Maladaptive Personality Structures Detected in Last Century of Scientific Psychology. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)5(1), 183-198. (In Persian)

Salari Rad, Z., Ghorbani, N., & Bagheri, F. (2016). Self-Control role in responding to the stress of breast cancer. Rooyesh-e-Ravanshenasi Journal (RRJ)4(4), 15-22. (In Persian)

Abbasi, M., Ghorbani, N., Hatami, J., & Lavasani, M. G. (2016). Does visual exposure to an embodied symbol of healing mitigate pain?. Contemporary Psychology10(2), 15-28. (In Persian)

Kashanaki, H., Ghorbani, N., & Hatami, J. (2016). Studying the effect of feeling suppression and psychological and physical symptoms according to integrative self-knowledge, mindfulness, self-compassion, social desirability and self-control. Applied Psychological Research, 7(3). 55-70. (In Persian)

Chen, Z., Watson, P. J., Biderman, M., & Ghorbani, N. (2016). Investigating the properties of the general factor (M) in bifactor models applied to Big Five or HEXACO data in terms of method or meaning. Imagination, Cognition and Personality35(3), 216-243.

Amirbeigi, M., Ghorbani, N., & Besharat, M. (2016). The effects of mortality salience on self-esteem. Journal of Psychological Science14(56), 494-503. (In Persian)

Salehmirhassani, V., Ghorbani, N., & Ahmad Alipour, V. F. (2016). The mediating role self-knowledge process and self-control in regulating of relationship between perceived and objective stress and anxiety, depression, and physical symptoms. Research in Psychological Health, 10(3), 1-15. (In Persian)

Robenzadeh, S., Rasoolzadeh, T. K., Ghorbani, N., & Abedin, A. (2016). Investigation of the Role of Self-Knowledge, Commitment, and Object relations in Adolescents’ Identity Formation. Sadra Medical Sciences Journal, 4(4). 267-276. (In Persian)

BesharatM. A., Salehi, M., & Ghorbani, N. (2015). Comparing the Effectiveness of Couple-oriented Emotional-Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention and Patient-oriented Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention on Improving the Quality of Marital Relationships in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Pilot Study. Iranian Journal of Health Education and Health Promotion, 3(2), 95-104.

Watson, P. J., Chen, Z., Ghorbani, N., & Vartanian, M. (2015). Religious openness hypothesis: I. Religious reflection, schemas, and orientations within religious fundamentalist and biblical foundationalist ideological surrounds. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 34(2), 99-113.

Watson, P. J., Ghorbani, N., Vartanian, M., & Chen, Z. (2015). Religious openness hypothesis: II. Religious reflection and orientations, mystical experience, and psychological openness of Christians in Iran. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 34, 114-124.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Fayyaz, F., & Chen, Z. (2015). Integrative Self-Knowledge and Marital Satisfaction. The Journal of Psychology, 149(1), 1-18.

Aghaei, M., Ghorbani, N., Rostami, R., & Mahdavi, A. (2015). Comparison of anger management, anxiety and perceived stress in patients with cancer and Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). Journal of medicine and life8(4), 97-101.

Besharat, M., Salehi,M., Rostamiyan, A., Ghorbani, N. (1394/2015). Comparing The Effectiveness of Couple-Oriented Emotional-Cognitive- Behavioral Intervention and Patient-Oriented Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention On Improving the Quality of Marital Relationship in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Pilot Study.  Faslname ye Amozesh e Behdasht va Ertegha e Salamat e Iran 3(2), 95-104. (In Persian)

Sabzeh Araye Langharoodi, M., Sarafraz, M., Ghorbani, N. (1394/2015). Barrasi Vizhegihaye Ravansanji ye Shakhes e Arezoo (The evaluation of psychometric properties of Wish Index). Motaleat e Ravanshenakhti.11(1), 97-114. (In Persian)

Omidbaigi, M., Khalili, Sh., Gholamali Lavasani, M., Ghorbani, N (1394/2015). Rabete Zehnaghahi va Khodshenasi Monsajem ba Rezayatmandi Zanashoyi (The relationship between mindfulness and integrative self-knowledge with marital satisfaction). Majall ye Ravanshenasi, 71, 327-34. (In Persian)

Watson, P. J., Chen, Z., & Ghorbani, N. (2014). Extrinsic cultural religious orientation: Analysis of an Iranian measure in university students in the United States. Journal of Beliefs & Values: Studies in Religion & Education, 35(1), 61-78.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Farhadi, M., & Chen, Z. (2014). A multi-process model of self-regulation: Influences of Mindfulness, Integrative Self-Knowledge and Self-Control in Iran. International Journal of Psychology, 49(2), 115-122.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Aghababaei, N., & Chen, Z. (2014). Transliminality and mystical experience: Common thread hypothesis, religious commitment, and psychological adjustment in Iran. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 6(4), 268.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Geranmayepour, S., & Chen, Z. (2014). Muslim experiential religiousness: Relationships with attitude toward Islam, religious reflection, and basic needs satisfaction in Iranians. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 25, 53-72.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Geranmayepour, S., & Chen, Z. (2014). Measuring Muslim spirituality: Relationships of Muslim experiential religiousness with religious and psychological adjustment in Iran. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 8(1), 77-94.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Lotfi, S., & Chen, Z. (2014). Moral Affects, Empathy, and Integrative Self-Knowledge in Iran. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 34(1), 39-56.

Lotfi, S., Ghorbani, N., Pourhossein, R. (1393/2014). Barrasi ye Barazande Sazi ye Model e Abaadi Tellegene dar Jameiiat Tehran (Studying Tellegene Dimensional Model (Two-Factor Model) in the Population of Tehran). Oloom e Ravanshenakhti. (In Persian)

Besharat, M. A., Bazzazian, S., Ghorbani, N., & Asghari, M. S. (2014). Predicting Children’s Integrative Self-Knowledge in Terms of Parenting Characteristics of Parents. Journal of Family Research10(1), 65-78. (In Persian)

Sabzeh Araye Langaroodi, M., Sarafraz, M., Ghorbani, N. (2014). Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of the Self-Esteem Dependencies Scale). New Thoughts on Education, 10(1), 119-140. (In Persian)

Mosavi, M., Ghorbani, N., Ghazi Tabatabaee, M., (1393/2014). Moghayese ye Khodtakhribgari ye Ravanshenakhti bar Paye Khodshenasi, Khodenteghadi, va Ehsase Sharm va Gonah dar Se Goroh e Afrad e Salem, Bimaran e Autoimmune, va Bimaran e Gheir e Autoimmune (An investigation of psychological self-destruction via self-knowledge, self-criticism and feelings of shame and guilt among patients with autoimmune and non-autoimmune disorders alongside healthy individuals). Majalle ye Oloome Raftari, 18(1), 81-88. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N (1393/2014). Eshgh Chist (What Is Love). Majalle ye Rooyesh e Ravanshenasi, 8, 3-26. (In Persian)

Saleh Mirhasani, V., Ghorbani, N., Alipoor, A., Farzad, V.A (2014). The mediating role of five factors personality in regulating of relationship between perceived and objective stress and anxiety, depression, and physical symptoms in bank managers. Faslname ye Pazhohesh dar Salamat e Ravanshenakhti, 8(4),3-4. (In Persian)

Chen, Z., Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., & Aghababaei, N. (2013). Muslim experiential religiousness and Muslim attitudes toward religion: Dissociation of experiential and attitudinal aspects of religiosity in Iran. Studia Religiologica, 46(1), 35-44.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Geranmayepour, S., & Chen, Z. (2013). Analyzing the spirituality of Muslim experiential religiousness: Relationships with psychological measures of Islamic religiousness in Iran. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 35, 233-258.

Ghasemipour, Y., Robinson, J. A., & Ghorbani, N. (2013). Mindfulness and integrative self-knowledge: Relationships with health-related variables. International Journal of Psychology, 48(6), 1030-1037.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Chen, Z., & Dover, H. (2013). Varieties of openness in Tehran and Qom: psychological and religious parallels of faith and intellect-oriented Islamic religious reflection. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 16(2), 123-137.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Salimian, M., & Chen, Z. (2013). Shame and Guilt: Relationships of Test of Self-Conscious Affect Measures with Psychological Adjustment and Gender Differences in Iran. Interpersonal: An International Journal on Personal Relationships, 7(1), 97-109.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Chen, Z., & Dover, H. (2013). Varieties of Openness in Tehran and Qom: Psychological and Religious Parallels of Faith and Intellect-Oriented Islamic Religious Reflection. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 16(2), 123-137.

Ghorbani, N., Chen, Z., Saeedi, Z., Behjati, Z., Watson, P.J (1392/2013). Sakhtare Ameli Meghyase Shafeghat e Khod dar Iran (Factorial Structure of Self-Compassion Scale in Iran) Pazhohesh Haye Karbordi Ravanshenakhti, 4(3), 29-41. (In Persian)

Tahbaze, S., Ghorbani, N., Almasi, S., Pournaghashe Tehrani, S. (1392/2013). Moghayese ye Gerayeshe Shakhsiyati ye Khodtakhribi Va Khodshenasi Ensejami dar Bimarane Autoimmune Va  Gheir e Bimaran (Comparison of Self-Destructive Tendencies and Integrative Self-Knowledge among patients with autoimmune
and non-autoimmune disorders). Royesh e Ravanshenasi, 1, 15-27. (In Persian)

Rahimi, S. A. S., Ghorbani, N., Rafiei, H., Farhoudian, A., Soleymaninia, L., & Massah, O. (2014). Prediction of Substance Use among College Students Based Upon Personality Traits. Journal of Rehabilitation14(5), 67-74. (In Persian)

Saeedi, Z., Ghorbani, N., Sarafraz, M., Sharifiyan, M.H. (2013). The Effect of Inducing Self-Compassion and Self-Esteem On the Level of the Experience of Shame and Guilt. Contemporary Psychology, 8(1), 91-102. (In Persian)

Tabik, M.N., Ghorbani, N., Rezazade, S.M (2013). The Role of Personality Factors in The Self-Knowledge Processes and Moral Virtues). Psychology and Religion, 6(3), 71-80. (In Persian)

Tabik, M.N., Ghorbani, N., Rezazade, S.M (1392/2013). Relationship between Religious Motive and Knowledge of Self with Ethical Values. Islamic Studies and Psychology, 7(12),135-148. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Saeedi, Z., Chen, Z., & Silver, C. (2012). Religious Problem Solving and the Complexity of Religious Rationality within an Iranian Muslim Ideological Surround. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 51(4), 656-675. 

Ghorbani, N., Tahbaz, S, Watson, P. J., & Chen, Z. (2012). Anger, defense mechanisms, and integrative self-knowledge in Iranian coronary heart disease and cancer patients. In J. M. Turner & A. D. Mitchell (Eds.), Social psychology: New developments (pp. 75-88). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Chen, Z., & Norballa, F. (2012). Self-Compassion in Iranian Muslims: Relationships with Integrative Self-Knowledge, Mental Health, and Religious Orientation. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22(2), 106-118.

Ghorbani, N (1391/2012).Tahavol e Mafhoomsazihaye Khodshenasi (Development of Self-Conceptualizations). Royesh e Ravanshenasi, 2, 27-53. (In Persian)

Mehri, Y., Ghorbani. N., Sabzeh Araye Langaroodi, M. (2012). Relationship Between Basic Psychological Needs Satisfaction, Integrative Self-Knowledge, Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, Self-Control, Mental Health Indicators (Depression, Anxiety, Stress) And Teachers’ Job Performance. Journal of Industrial/Organization Psychology, 20, 9-11. (In Persian) 

Khezri Moghadam, N., Ghorbani. N., Bahrami Ehsan, H., Rostami, R. (2012). Effectiveness of Group Therapy in Reducing Psychological Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis Patients. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 13, 13-22. (In Persian)

Khezri Moghadam, N., Ghorbani, N., Bahrami Ehsan, H., Rostami, R. (1391/2012).  Barrasi ye Asarbakhshi ye Kahesh e Stress e Behoshyari Mehvar bar Alaem e Ravanshenakhtiye Bimaran e Multiple Sclerosis (Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) On the Psychological Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis Patients). Majalle ye Tahghighat e Oloom e Raftari, 10(7), 597-608. (In Persian)

Sarafraz. M., Ghorbani, N., Javaheri, A. (1391/2012). Khodmahargari: Zarfiyati Vahed Ya Dovajhi? Tamayoz e Beyne Bazdarandegi va Barazandegi dar Daneshjoyan e Daneshgah e Tehran (Self-Control: Unidimensional or Multidimensional Capacity? Distinction between the Inhibitory and Initiatory Facets among Students of Tehran University). Pazhohesh dar Salamat e Ravanshenakhti, 6(4), 69-75. (In Persian)

Saeedi, Z., Ghorbani, N., Sarafraz, M., Sharifiyan, M. (2012). The Relationship Between Self-Compassion, Self-Esteem and Regulation of Self-Conscious Emotions. Research on Psychological Health, 6(3), 1-9. (In Persian)

Zarandi, A., Ghorbani, N., Alavi, B. (1390-2012). Ertebat e Panj Amel e Shakhsiyat va Rahbari ye Tahavolgara bar Asas e Degar Arzyabi Zirdastan va Faradastan (Relationship Between Five-Factor of Personality and Transformational Leadership Based On the Other-Appraisal of Subordinates & Super Ordinates). Psychological Research, 14(2), 96- 110. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Rezazadeh, Z., & Cunningham, C. J. L. (2011). Dialogical Validity of Religious Measures in Iran: Relationships with Integrative Self-Knowledge and Self-Control of the Perfect Man (Ensan-E-Kamel). Archive for the Psychology of Religion33, 93-113

Biderman, M. D., Nguyen, N. T., Cunningham, C. J. L. & Ghorbani, N. (2011). The Ubiquity of Common Method Variance: The Case of the Big Five. Journal of Research in Personality, 45, 417-429. 

Watson, P. J., Ghorbani, N., Mousavi, A., Chen, Z. (2011). Integrative Self-Knowledge and the Harmony of Purpose Model in Iranian Autoimmune Patients. Electronic Journal of Applied Psychology7(2), 1-8.

Heshmati, R., Ghorbani, N., Rostami, R., Ahmadi, M., & Akhavan, H. (2010). Comparative Study of Alexithymia in Patients with Psychotic Disorders, Non Psychotic and Normal People. Avicenna Journal of Clinical Medicine, 17(155), 56-61. (In Persian)

Besharat, M. A., Karimi, M., Ghorbani, N., & Rahiminejad, A. (2010). Comparison of alexithymia and emotional intelligence in gifted and non-gifted high school students. Advances in Cognitive Science, 11(4), 18-28. (In Persian)

Aghababai, N., Ghorbani, N., & Khodabakhsh, M. R. (1390/2011). Taghabol e Farayandha ye Khodshenasi ba Astaneh Gozari (A Contrast between Self- Knowledge Processes and Transliminality). Ravanshenasi va Din13, 55-69. (In Persian)

Farhadi, M., Ghorbani, N., Bahrami Ehsan, H. (1390-2011). Olgouhaye Palaysh e Ezterab: Amadehsazi, Barresi ye Sakhtar e Ameli Va Shakhes e Ravayi Meghyas e Tarahi Shode bar Paye Nemounehi Az Daneshjouyan (Discharge Patterns of Anxiety: Preparation, Factor Structure and Validity of the Developed Scale in a Sample of University Students). Journal of Psychological Science, 39,269-283. (In Persian)

Besharat, M., Asghari, M., Gorbani, N. (1390-2011). Rabete ye Edrak az Nahve ye Farzandparvari ye Valedein ba Housh e Hayajani (The Relation of Perceived Parenting with Emotional Intelligence). International Journal of Psychology & Education, 41, 3-16. (In Persian)

Tahbaz Hoseinzadeh, S., Ghorbani, N., & Nabavi, S. M. (2011). Comparison of self-destructive tendencies and integrative self-knowledge among multiple sclerosis and healthy people. Contemporary Psychology6(2), 35-44. (In Persian)

Tahbaz, S, H., Ghorbani N., Nabavi .S.M. (1390-2011). Gerayeshhaye Shakhsiati Khod Takhribi dar Bimaran e Mobtala be Multiple Sclerosis: Shavahed va Ofoghha (Self- Destructive Personality Tendencies in Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Evidences and Prospects). Faslname Pazhoheshhaye Karbordi Ravanshenakhti, 2(1), 39-50. (In Persian)

Sadeghi, S., Ghorbani, N., Bahrami Ehsan, H., Kiyani, M. (1390/2011). Moghayese ye Ekhtelalat e Shakhsiyat dar Zojhaye Sazegar va Nasazegar bar Asase Swap-200 (Comparison of Personality Disorders in Adjusted and Non-Adjusted Couples based on SWAP-200). Pazhiheshhaye Novin Ravanshenakhti, 7(25), 83-99. ‎ (In Persian)

Norouzi, N., Abedini, A., Atef Vahidi, M., & Ghorbani, N. (1390/2011). Rabete Bien e Sabkhaye Defaiee, Zohour e Moghavemat va Enteghal dar Ravandarmani Pouyeshi Feshordeh va Kootah Modat. Ravanshnasi Karbordi,, 2(2-3), 518-538. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. Cunningham, C. J. L. (2010). Comparative Analysis of Integrative Self-Knowledge, Mindfulness, and Private Self-Consciousness in Predicting Responses to Stress in Iran. International Journal of Psychology 45(2), 147-154.

Ghorbani, N. P. J. Watson, Hamzavi, F & Weathington, B. L. (2010). Self-Knowledge and Narcissism in Iranians: Relationships with Empathy and Self-Esteem. Current Psychology29(2), 135-143.

Zarandi, A., Ghorbani, N., Alavi, B. (1389- 2010). Rabete ye Khod Shenasi va Rahbari Tahavolgara ba Erzaye Niyazhaye Ravanshenakhti ye Zirdastan Va Arzyabi Amalkard Faradastan (Self- Knowledge and Transformational Leadership Between Subordinates’ Need Satisfaction and Superordinate Performance Appraisal). International Journal of Psychology & Education, 41, 61-74. (In Persian)

Ghasemipour, Y., & Ghorbani, N. (2010). Mindfulness and basic psychological needs among patients with coronary heart disease. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology16(2), 154-162. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Zarehi, J., & Shamohammadi, K. (2010). Muslim extrinsic cultural religious orientation and identity: Relationships with social and personal adjustment in Iran. Journal of Beliefs & Values31(1), 15-28.

Sadeghi, V., Najafi, S., Rostami, R., & Ghorbani, N. (2010). The evaluation of validity and reliability of substance abuse subtle screening inventory (SASSI-3). Procedia-social and behavioral sciences5, 1129-1134.

Mohammadi, M., Ghorbani, N., & Abdollahi, A. (2010). The Mortality Salience and Self-Esteem: An Experimental Study. Developmental Psychology7(25), 57-64. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2009). Mysticism and self-determination in Iran: Multidimensional complexity of relationships with basic need satisfaction and mindfulness. Archive for the Psychology of Religion31(1), 75-90.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Shamohammadi, K., & Cunningham, C. J. (2009). Post-critical beliefs in Iran: Predicting religious and psychological functioning. In Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 20(pp. 151-194). Brill.

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J., & Weathington, B.  (2009). Mindfulness in Iran and the United States: Cross-Cultural Structural Complexity and Parallel Relationship with Psychological Adjustments. Current Psychology, 28(4), 211-224. 

Sadeghi Firouzabadi, V., Rostami, R., Ghorbani, N. (1388/2009). Barresi Etebar va Ravayi Siyahe Gharbalgari Gheir Mostaghim Sou Masraf Mavad- Sassi-3 (The reliability and validity of substance abuse subtle screening inventory). Majalle Ravanshnasi, 13,206-224. (In Persian)

Shahmoohamadi, K., Ghorbani, N., Besharat, M. A., & Nosrat, A. M. (2009). The prospective effect of integrative self-knowledge, mindfulness and defensive styles on health. Journal of Psychology and Education, 39(3), 99-119. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Shahmohamadi, K. (2008). After Life Motivation Scale: Correlation with   Maladjustment and Incremental. Validity in Iranian Muslim. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 18(1), 22-35.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., & Hargis, M. B. (2008). Integrative Self-Knowledge: Correlations and Incremental Validity of a Cross-Cultural Measure Developed in Iran and The United States. The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 142(4), 395-412.

Tahmasb, A. R., Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2008). Relationships Between Self- and Peer-Reported Integrative Self-Knowledge and The Big Five Factors in Iran. Current Psychology27(3), 169-176. 

Ghorbani, N., Krauss, S.W., Watson, P. J., & Lebreton, D. (2008). Relationship of Perceived Stress with Depression: Complete Mediation by Perceived Control and Anxiety in Iran and the United States. International Journal of Psychology43(6), 958-968.

Ghorbani, N., Hamzavi, F. (1386/2008). Narcissism and Sexual Roles in Iranian Female Adolescents. Women Studies5(2), 55-73. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N. (1387/2008). Tamayoz, Tahlil, Va Ensejam e Ravan Boneha: Saz o Kar e Tabyini ye Degardisi ye Khod dar Ravandarmangari dar Ghaleb e Mafahim e Piaget (Differentiation, Analysis, and Integration of Schemes: Explanatory Mechanism of Self Transformation in Psychotherapies Based upon Piaget’s Concepts). Journal of Psychological Science, 7(26), 230-240. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J., Rostami, R. (2007). Self-Reported Mysticism, Basic Need Satisfaction, Anxiety and Depression in Iranian Muslims. Psychological Report, 100,242-298.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Mirhasani, V. S. (2007). Religious Commitment in Iran: Correlates and Factors of Quest and Extrinsic Religious Orientations. Archive for the Psychology of Religion29(1), 245-257.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Khan, Z. H. (2007). Theoretical, Empirical, and Potential Ideological Dimensions of Using Western Conceptualization to Measure Muslim Religions Commitment. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 2(2), 113-131.

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J., Rostami, R. (2007). Relationship of Self-Reported Mysticism with Depression and Anxiety in Iranian Muslims. Psychological Report, 100(2), 451-454.

Ghorbani, N. (1385/2007). Ravandarmani Haye Khod-Shenasi Mehvar (Self-Knowledge Based Psychotherapies) Interviewed by Mental Health and Society Magazine2(14), 2-3. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N. (1386/2007). Az Vaghyatgarayi ta Nazargahgarayi dar Tafakor e Ravanpouyeshi (From Realism into Perspectivism in Psychodynamic Thinking). In Psychology: Approaches and Perspectives,Tehran: Samt, 421-431. (In Persian)

Besharat, M., Haji Aghazadeh, M., Ghorbani, N. (2007). Analysis of the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Defense Mechanism, and General Intelligence. Contemporary Psychology3(2), 49-58. (In Persian)

Norouzi, N., Atef Vahid, M., Gorbani, N., Ghazi Tabatabai, M. (2007). Twin Factor of Resistance and Transference in Patients with and Without Personality Disorders. Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, 2(49), 132-140. (In Persian)

Shamohamadi, Kh., Besharat, M., Ghorbani, N. (2007). The role of self-knowledge in stress, defensive styles, and physical health. Developmental Psychology, 13(10), 145-157. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N. (1386/2007). Khod Shenasi: Yek Bazi Zabani Ya Yek Farayand Mehvari Ravanshnakhti (Self-knowledge: A linguistic play or a principal psychological process). Baztab e Danesh, 1(4), 19-29. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2006). Relationship of Experiential and Reflective Self-Knowledge with Trait Meta-Mood Scale, Constructive Thinking Inventory, and the Five Factors in Iranian Managers. Psychological Report, 98(1), 253-260.

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2006). Religious Orientation Types in Iranian Muslims: Difference in Alexithymia, Emotional Intelligence, Self-Consciousness, and Psychological Adjustment. Review of Religious Research47(3), 303-310.

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2006). Validity of Experiential and Reflective Self-Knowledge Scales: Relationships with Basic Need Satisfaction among Iranian Factory Workers. Psychological Report98, 727-733.

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (1385/2006). Khodshiftegi Salem va Nasalem dar Iran va America (Pathological Narcissism in A Sample of Iranian and The American Students). Contemporary Psychology, 1(1), 20-29. (In Persian)

Tahmasb, A. R., Ghorbani, N., Pourhossain, R. (1385/2006). Kodshenasi Enfekaki va Ensejami: Rabete ye Vojouhe Khodshenasi ba Panj Amel e Bozorg e Shaksiat (Integrative and Dis-Integrative Self-Knowledge: Relationship with Big Five Factors of Personality). Journal of Psychology and Education, 1, 57-76. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N. (1385/2006). Mozalat e Mafhoumi ye Khod-Shenasi (Conceptual Dilemma in Self-Knowledge). Andishe-E-Novin-E-Dini, 2(4), 9-32. (In Persian)   

Mousavi, A. S., & Ghorbani, N. (2006). Self-knowledge, self-criticism, and psychological health. Psychological Studies, 2(4),75-93. (In Persian)

Mousavi, A.S., Ghorbani, N. (2006). The Discriminant Validity of the Farsi Version of Hopkins Symptom Checklist in Clinical and Normal Populations. Developmental Psychology, 4(13), 69-91. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Framarz, A. G., & Watson, P. J. (2005). Philosophy, self-knowledge, and personality in Iranian teachers and students of philosophy. The Journal of psychology139(1), 81-95.

Ghorbani, N., Ghramaleki, A. F., & Watson, P. J. (2005). Constructive Thinking Inventory: Evidence of Validity among Iranian Managers. Psychological Reports, 96(1), 115-121.

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2005). Hardiness Scales in Iranian Managers: Evidence of Incremental Validity in Relationships with The Five Factor Model and with Organizational and Psychological Adjustment. Psychological Reports, 96, 775-781.

Ghorbani, N. (1383/2005). Manaviat: Rooyavardi Tajrobei, Goharshenakhti, va Modern be Din ya Sazei Ravanshenakhti? (Spirituality: An Experiential, Perennial, and Modern Approach to Religion or a Psychological Construct?). Magalat va Baresiha, 76, 69-98. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (1384/2005). Farayand Haye Kode Shenakti Va Nezamhaie Pardazesh Kabar Dar Iran Va America. (Self-Knowledge Processes and Rational and Experiential Information Processing Systems in Iran and the United States.) Journal of Iranian Psychologists2(5), 3-14. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N. (1384/2005). Farayand Negarie dar Shenakht Darmani: Ensejam Sonathaye Ravanpouyeshi va Shenakhti Raftari bar Paye Nazariye Piaget va Frayandhaye Khod Shenakhti. (Process –Oriented Cognitive Therapy: The Integration of Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic Tradition Based On Piaget Theory and Self- Knowledge Processes). Journal of Psychological Sciences, 15, 206-220(In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Krauss, S. W., Bing, M.N., & Davison, H. K. (2004). Private Self-Consciousness Factors: Relationships with Need for Cognition, Locus of Control, And Obsessive Thinking in Iran and the United States. Journal of Social Psychology144(4), 359-372.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Krauss, S. W., Bing, M. N., & Davison, H. K (2004). Social Science as Dialogue: Narcissism, Individualist and Collectivist Values, and Religious Interest in Iran and the United States. Current Psychology23(2), 111-124.  

Ghorbani, N., & Watson, P. J. (2004). Two Facets of Self-Knowledge, the Five-Factor Model, and Promotions among Iranian Managers. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal32(8), 769-777.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J. (1382/2004). Mabadi Ravesh Shenasi Olgouye Mohit Ideologic dar Din Pajouhi Tajrobi (The Foundation of Ideological Surround Model Methodology in Religious Studies). Magalat va Baresiha, 74, 9-35. (In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Bing, M. N., Watson, P. J., Davison, H. K., & Lebreton, D. L. (2003). Individualist and Collectivist Values: Evidence of Compatibility in Iran and the United States. Personality and Individual Differences35(2), 431-447.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Bing, M. N., Davison, H. K., & Lebreton, D. (2003). Two Facets of Self-Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Development of Measures in Iran and the United States. Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs, 129(3), 238-268.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Ghramaleki, A. F., Morris, R. J., & Hood, R. W., Jr. (2002). Muslim-Christian Religious Orientation Scales: Distinctions, Correlations, and Cross-Cultural Analysis in Iran and the United States. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion12(2), 69-91.

Watson, P. J., Ghorbani, N., Davison, H. K., Bing, M. N., Hood, R. W., Jr., & Ghramaleki, A. F. (2002). Negatively Reinforcing Personal Extrinsic Motivations: Religious Orientation, Inner Awareness, and Mental Health in Iran and the United States. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 12(4), 255-276.

Ghorbani, N., Bing, M. N., Watson, P. J., Davison, H. K., & Mack, D. A. (2002). Self-Reported Emotional Intelligence: Construct Similarity and Functional Dissimilarity of Higher Order Processing in Iran and The United States. International Journal of Psychology37(5), 297-308.

Hood, R. W., Jr., Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Ghramaleki, A. F., Bing, M. N., Davison, H. K., Morris, R. J., & Williamson, W. P. (2001). Dimensions of the Mysticism Scale: Confirming the Three-Factor Structure in the United States and Iran. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion40(4), 691-705.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., & Morris, R. J. (2000). Personality, Stress, and Mental Health: Evidence of Relationships in a Sample of Iranian Managers. Personality and Individual Differences28(4), 647-657.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Ghramaleki, A. F., Morris, R. J., & Hood, R. W., Jr. (2000). Muslim Attitudes towards Religion Scale: Factors, Validity, and Complexity of Relationships with Mental Health in Iran. Mental Health, Religion, & Culture, 3(2), 125-132.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., & Bing, M. N. (1379/2000). Shebahat Sakhtari ye Hosh e Hayejani dar Iran va Eyalat e Motahede America (Construct Similarity of Emotional Intelligence in Iran and the United States.)  Majmoe Maghalat Oloum Ensani: Ravanshenasi2 (winter), 133-155(In Persian)

Ghorbani, N., Dadsetan, P. & Ezhei, J & Motiyan, H. (1378/2000). Payamadhaye Shekast e Moghavemat va Efshaye Hayajani dar Sath e Selloulhaye Tashil Konandeh va Mahari Lanfosithaye T, va Asibhaye Ravanshenakhti (Outcomes of Resistance Break and Emotional Disclosure in DC4 and CD8 Lymphocyte T and Psychopathalogy) . Journal of Psychology .4(8),368-389(In Persian)

Ghorbani, N. (1377/1998). Ravanshenasi Din: Yek Royavard e Elmi Chand Tabari (The Psychology of Religion: A Scientific Multiple Origins Approach). Qabasat3(8), 22-45(In Persian)

Watson, P. J., Ghorbani, N. (1377/1998). Ravanshenasi Din dar Javame Moslemin (The Psychology of Religion in Muslim Society). Qabasat 3(8), 52-71(In Persian) 

Ghorbani, N. (1374/1996). Sakhtrouyi: Saktar e Vojoudi ye Shakhsiat (Hardiness: The Existential Construct of Personality). Psychological Research. 3(3), 76-92(In Persian)

 

 

Presentations: 

Ghorbani, N. (2016, July). Survey of Risk Behaviors among College Students in Tehran. Paper presented at The 3rd International Conference on Humanities, Psychology and Social Science, Berlin, Germany.

Ghorbani, N. (2009, Jan). Role of Integrative Self- Knowledge and Self-Control in Mental Health among Iranian Muslims. Paper Presented at The 2nd International Conference of Muslim Psychologists, Sharjeh, Emirate.

Nguyen, N. T., Biderman, M., Cunningham, C. J. L., & Ghorbani, N. (2008, August). A Multi-Sample Re-Examination of Goldberg’s 50-Item Big Five Questionnaire’s Factor Structure. In L. R. Ford (Chair), New Perspectives on Reliability and Validity. Symposium to Be Conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, Ca.

Ghorbani, N. (2007, January). Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy. Presented in Iranian Psychiatric Association. 

Ghorbani, N. (2007, February). Narcissism: The Normatic-Psychological Obstacle in The Development of Iranian Company. Paper Presented in Business Ethics Conference.

Ghorbani, N. (2006, October). Emotional Regulation and Cancer. Paper Presented at International Conference On Childhood Cancer, Tehran (Iran). 

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Ghramaleki, A. F., Bing, M. N., & Davison, K. (2001, September). Religion and Inner Awareness: Cross-Cultural Analysis of Religious Orientation, Attention to Self and Mental Health in Iran and the United States. Paper Presented at The International Association for The Psychology of Religion, Xiv Conference, Soesterberg (The Netherlands).

Ghorbani, N., Ghramaleki, A., Watson, P. J., Morris, R. J., & Hood, R. W., Jr. (2000, November). Cross-Cultural Comparison or Self-Reported Mystical Experience in Iran and the United States. Paper Presented at The Society for The Scientific Study of Religion Convention, Houston, Tx.

Ghorbani, N., Watson, P. J., Ghramaleki, A., Morris, R. J., & Hood, R. W., Jr. (1999, November). Muslim-Christian Religious Orientation Scale: Distinctions, Correlations, and Cross-Cultural Analysis in Iran and The United States. Paper Presented at The Society for The Scientific Study of Religion Convention, Boston, Ma.

Ghorbani, N. (1997, August). Personality, Stressful Job Events, and Health. Paper Presented at 24th International Congress of Applied Psychology, San Francisco. 

Ghorbani, N. (1997, November). Theology and Dialogue among Religions in The Basis of Dialectical Empiricism of the Psychology of Religion. Paper Presented at The First Congress On Theology and Islamic Studies, University of Tehran, Tehran. [In Persian].

Ghorbani, N. (1996, November). Process- Oriented Cognitive Therapy. Paper Presented at Jean Piaget Centenary Celebrations, In Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran. [In Persian]  

 

      

Administrative and Professional Activity

 

Professional Organizations:

 

International Experiential-Dynamic Therapy Association, 2017-present

 

Additional Administrative and Professional Accomplishments: 

2003-2005           Member of the Committee of Applied Social Science and Education                           

2003-2006           Research, University of Tehran. 

2003-Present       Member of the Graduate Education Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Tehran.

2004-Present       Advisor of Honored Students, University of Tehran

2004-2007           Member of the Research Committee, Institute of Psychology, University of Tehran

2007-2011           Department Representative for the Research Committee, Faculty of Psychology

 

 

Editorial Review:

 Reviewer of One or More Manuscripts/Proposals for the Following:

         The Journal of Positive Psychology (Tylor Francis)

         International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 

         Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (American Psychological Association)

         Current Psychology (Springer)

         Psychological Research (Persian Journal)

         Samt (Iranian Publisher)

         Tarbiate Modarres University Press (Iranian Publisher)

         Journal of Psychology and Education (Persian Journal) 

         Maghalat va Barresiha (A Philosophical Persian Journal)

         Contemporary Psychology (Persian Journal)

         Psychological Studies (Persian Journal)

         Psychological Research (Persian Journal)

         Psychological Sciences (Persian Journal)

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