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1- Department of Psychiatry, University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , E-mail: mahmoudi@uswr.ac.ir
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Objective: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of communication skills and social problem solving training on self- esteem and Intelligence Quotient (IQ), in third grade students.

Materials & Methods: A pre test and post test experimental design were chosen in this study. Forty eight, third grade students were randomly selected and divided into case and control groups. The intervention group was trained through a communication and social problem solving skills program for 15 sessions. The WISC-R and Pope and McHale self-esteem questionnaire were used obtaining for data collection. T-test was utilized for data analysis.

Results: The statistical analysis of the pretest and post-test scores revealed that the training did significantly improve IQ and self-esteem scores among the case study group (P<0.05). 

Conclusion: The finding indicates a positive relationship between communication and social problem solving skills with self esteem and IQ.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 30/09/2007 | Accepted: 11/10/2015 | Published: 11/10/2015