The attitude of psychologists, psychiatrists, chronic psychiatric patients and ordinary viewers toward a TV series with the main character of a psychologist

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Arsia Taghva 1 , Peyman Yousefzadeh 2 , * , Somayeh Mohammadi 3 , Kimia Shemirani 4 , Seyed Ahmad Fakhri 5

1 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Aja University Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

2 Department of Psychology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran., Andorra

3 Department of Education, Roudehen Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran, Andorra

4 Department of Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran., Andorra

5 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran, Andorra

How to Cite: Taghva A , Yousefzadeh P , Mohammadi S , Shemirani K , Fakhri S A . The attitude of psychologists, psychiatrists, chronic psychiatric patients and ordinary viewers toward a TV series with the main character of a psychologist, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2014 ; 12(2):e63381.

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Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 12 (2); e63381
Published Online: June 25, 2014
Article Type: Original Article
Received: March 12, 2014
Accepted: May 20, 2014

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Abstract

Results: The results showed that in most cases, psychologists’ opinion about the series was different from the other groups of participants (P = .04). Psychologists strongly emphasized on the bad influences of this TV series in the society (P = .02).

Conclusion: There was a significant difference between the attitudes of psychologists toward   the studied TV series as compared to psychiatrists, psychiatric patients and ordinary people.

Keywords

broadcast media TV series psychologist character Television attitude

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