Associate Professor Bagher Ghobary Bonab teaches and researches in the School of Education and Psychology at the University of Tehran. His innovative research spans mental health issues of children and adolescents, relationships within families and communities, the understanding and measurement of Muslim spirituality and religiosity. He is also interested in the associations between religiosity and mental health. Examples of his research that integrates religion, spirituality, and mental health issues include projects such as Development of Spiritual Experience Scale for University Students in Islamic Context, Development of Reliance on God Scale Based on Islamic Doctrines, Relationship between Reliance on God and Self-esteem, Studying Influential Factors in the Social Adaptation of Students of Martyred Families and Regular Students and Ways of Attracting Youth to Mosques as a Basis of Keeping the Identity of Islamic Culture. He is the author of seven books and 59 published papers out of which 33 papers are related to religion and spirituality.