نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: This study was conducted to Prouduce and Validate empowerment Scale in Male adolescents.Method: The study population consist of adolescents in Sharyar and Ialam Shar (the province of Tehran). The research design was mixed and exploratory. To analyze the data in qualitative methodused of Reductionism Marshall and Rossman and in quantitative methods to validate the questionnaire was used exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Finding: In the first stage 13 respondents reported six different dimensions of psychological empowerment: sense of belonging, self- concept, Sense of competence ,sense of trust, sense of meaning. Secondly responses of 507 people in the survey were analyzed and validity of six factors were approved. Validity was assessed using a scale of psychological empowerment index, the same result was obtained. Relationship between Psychological empowerment and Kobassa hardiness was positive. Conclusion: Although the research has been done about these processes, there is no measure for adolescents' psychological empowerment. Such a measure will give information about the shortcomings inherent in the adolescents psychological empowerment to therapists.