In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iran Educational Psychology Association

Document Type : Research



This study aimed to investigate the effect of resilience training on reducing students’ burnout. The method used in this study is pretest-posttest control group design. The population of the study consisted of all first grade high school students of Hamedan in the academic year 93-94. From this population, a sample of 40 students were selected (40 student with academic burnout selected) using multistage random cluster sampling, and were assigned to two groups of experimental and control. (Randomly assigned to experimental and control group). (Resilience training during 10 sessions of 60 minutes was conducted to the experimental group) The instrument used in the study was the academic burnout questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that Resilience training method is effective in reducing students’ academic burnout. The results also showed that resilience training is effective in reducing emotional exhaustion, academic cynicism, and academic inefficacy. Another finding of the present study was that among the components of academic burnout, resilience training had the greatest impact in reducing the emotional exhaustion subscale. It can be said that resilience training can modulate stress levels and disability in stressful situations and increases life satisfaction, self-efficacy, optimism and hope in students, which in turn reduces academic burnout.


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