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PhD Student of Educational Technology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran Iran


The present study was conducted to investigate the role of music education on students' psychological well-being. The method of this study was causal - comparative, and the statistical population of this study was Tonekabon high school students in the academic year of 2009-2010. The sampling method was targeted, with 100 students in two groups of music and normal students. The measurement tool in this study was Reef's psychological well-being scale (1989). The results of this study showed that the average rank of psychological well-being of students is equal to 71.61 and of non-students is equal to 29.84, and the Z test value is equal to 7.123 at the level of 0.01significance. Thus, music education has had an effect on students' psychological well-being (P <0.01). By including music education programs as an independent curriculum, steps can be taken to promote the students' mental health indicators.


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