عنوان مقاله [English]
Aim: The purpose of this study was studying the effectiveness of creative problem-solving program training on life satisfaction and social adjustment of male gifted adolescent students. Method: This research was a quasi-experimental study including pre & post-test design with control group. The population of the study was 452 first-grade male high school students of exeptional talents schools of Ardabil city. The sample included 46 in first-grade male students who were selected using cluster random sampling method and they were assigned to two groups of 23. Research Tools were Raven's Matrices (1938), Tehran-Stanford-Binet's Intelligence Test (Afroz and Kamkari, 2011), Hubner's Life Satisfaction (2001) and Bell Social Adjustment Inventory (1962). Participants in the experiment group participated in a problem solving training program during 13 sessions (75 minutes per session). In order to control the effect of pre-tests, data were analyzed using multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA). Results: The results showed that in subscales of genera life satisfactionl, friends satisfaction, environment satisfaction, self-satisfaction, social adjustment and emotional adjustment, the mean scores of the experiment and control groups are meaningly differet. Conclusion: According to the results, applying creative problem-solving program traning for improving social adjustment and life satisfaction of talented male adolescents was effective. Based on the results of this study, using a creative problem-solving training program to improve life satisfaction and social adjustment for gifted students is recommended.