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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2012, 16(6): 587-594 Back to browse issues page
The Effects of Life Skills Training on Marital Satisfaction of Married Women: A Case Study in Dogonbadan, Iran
A Abbasi 1, N Jalilpour, A Kamkar, Gh Zadehbaghri, F Mohamed
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Background & Aim: Successful family relationships and marital satisfaction largely depends on couples’ awareness of their marital or parental roles. Marital relations training could provide adaptation with expected roles for both husband and wife. The main objective of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of life skills training on marital satisfaction in married women. Methods: The present quasi-experimental study which was carried out in 2010 examined fifty married women in Dogonbadan, Iran. The Enrich Marital Satisfaction Questionnaire and related demographic data which was collected prior and one year after training, were used for the study. T-test was used for data analysis. Results: The mean age, average number of children, and the average length of marriage were 35, 1.8, and 10.36 years respectively. The average of all scores was significantly different in pretest and post test (p<0.002). Also, the scores of personality objects (p<0.05), marital relationships (p<0.001), conflict resolution (p<0.001), and financial and economic monitoring (p<0.001) were significantly different. The differences in mean scores of subscales in relationship with relatives and friends, leisure activities, and marriage and children were not statistically significant. Conclusion: The results showed that marital skills' training is effective in improving the marital status and satisfaction, and also improved the quality of life among married couples.
Keywords: Marital Satisfaction, Life Skills Training, Married Women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/25 | Accepted: 2015/04/25 | Published: 2015/04/25
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Abbasi A, Jalilpour N, Kamkar A, Zadehbaghri G, Mohamed F. The Effects of Life Skills Training on Marital Satisfaction of Married Women: A Case Study in Dogonbadan, Iran. Armaghane danesh. 2012; 16 (6) :587-594
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