عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of social interest fostering program on psychological basic needs satisfaction in students with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). This experimental study had been done by pre-test and post-test method, with control group. The sample population included students with ODD who visited Tehran service clinics in the first half of the year 2015. The selection of cluster sampling was used and subjects were randomly replaced in experimental and control groups. At first, Among Tehran psychological service clinics, two centers (Atieh and Talash) were randomly selected, then among the students 9 to 12 years who in diagnostic interview and CBCL were diagnosed with ODD, Thirty four students with their parent were recruited and assigned for experimental and control groups randomly. Data was collected by Social Interest Scale for Iranian Children (SISIC) and Basic Needs Satisfaction Scale. Children and their mothers in Experimental group separately took part in ten 2-hour weekly sessions of social interest. The control group received usual care. Covariance analysis revealed that training social interest program could increase social interest (p<.01) and psychological basic needs satisfaction (Autonomy (p<.01), competency (p<.01) and relation (p<.01)). Accordingly, The results show the social interest program could promote psychological basic needs satisfaction in students with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Thus, we can use this program to help children with behavioral problems and their families.