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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2010, 15(2): 125-133 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Teaching Communicative Patterns of Pluralistic Family on Couples Happiness
H Molavi, S Khosravi 1, HT Neshat Doost, M Kalantary
1- , @yahoo.com Hamraz _khosravi
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Introduction & Objective: One of the basic elements declared in positive psychology is the concept of happiness. Researches have shown that without concerning how achieved, happiness can enhance our health. People who are happy feel more secure, decide easier, and are more satisfied of the people who live with. The aim of the present study was to measure the efficiency of teaching communicative pattern of pluralistic family on the happiness of couples. Materials & Method:This experimental study was designed to have a pre-test and post test and also a control group. Subjects of this study were comprised of consultation centers clients in Shiraz and was based on random sampling. Forty couples were selected according to the revised version of family communication patterns of Koerner and Fitzpatrick. Two dimensions, namely laisseze fair and protective family patterns, were taken into account through the process of selection . Oxford Happiness Invintory was administered to 40 couples and they were randomly divided into a control and an experimental group. Ten training sessions, 90- minute each, were held for experimental group exposed to pluralistic communication patterns. Three Couples declined and finally 34 couples were analyzed.The test was run for both groups and data was analyzed with covariance analysis method using SPSSI5. Results:The results of the present study revealed that with regard to happiness, there is a meaningful difference in both groups (p<0.005). The difference also existed between the pretest and post test scores of happiness test in both groups (p<0.0001). However, communication patterns and interaction between both groups did not reach a meaningful level. Conclusion: Based on the finding, it can be concluded that listening to and speaking with each other play a key role in happiness, therefore pluralistic communication methods based on high levels of listing speaking interactions can be effective happiness of couples.
Keywords: Communicative pattern, pluralistic family, Happines
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/05/9 | Accepted: 2015/05/9 | Published: 2015/05/9
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Molavi H, Khosravi S, Neshat Doost H, Kalantary M. The Effect of Teaching Communicative Patterns of Pluralistic Family on Couples Happiness . Armaghane danesh. 2010; 15 (2) :125-133
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