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Comparison of the Effectiveness of Teaching Strategies Based on Emotion-Oriented Couple on Communication Patterns of Couples
A Amini1 , S Ghorbanshirroudi 2, J Khalatbari1
1- Department of Psychology, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran , Drshohrehshiroudi@gmail.com
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Background & aim: The family is the place to satisfy various physical, intellectual and emotional needs, and having awareness of biological and psychological needs and knowing how to satisfy them and being equipped with techniques and recognizing biological and psychological tendencies is an undeniable necessity. The present study was conducted with the aim of comparing the effectiveness of teaching emotion management strategies based on emotionally focused couple therapy (EFT) and schema-based couple therapy on couples' communication patterns.

Methods: The present semi-experimental study used a pre-test and post-test design and follow-up with a control group. The studied community included all couples with marital dissatisfaction who referred to the psychological clinic of Tankabon, Iran, to solve their problems; And the research sample included 45 couples who were selected by purposeful sampling and were randomly divided into three experimental groups: 1 (15 couples), 2 (15 couples) and control (15 couples). The present study was conducted with the aim of comparing the effectiveness of teaching emotion management strategies based on emotion-oriented couple therapy (EFT) and schema-based couple therapy on communication patterns of couples. The collected data were analyzed using ANOVA, Shapiro-Wilk, Lunn, Bonferroni and Greenhouse tests.

Results: The results indicated that training emotion management strategies based on emotion-oriented couple therapy (EFT) and schema-based couple therapy increased communication patterns compared to the control group (P<0.05). There was a statistically significant difference between the effectiveness of teaching emotion management strategies based on emotion-oriented couple therapy (EFT) and schema-based couple therapy on communication patterns of couples in the post-test and follow-up stages (P<0.05). And teaching emotion management strategies based on emotion-oriented couple therapy approach was more effective than schema-based couple therapy in communication patterns of couples.
Conclusion: As a result, emotion training and self-awareness training is an effective method in increasing communication patterns of couples.

 
Keywords: Emotions, Management, Couples therapy, Schema therapy, Communication patterns.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2023/02/5 | Accepted: 2023/04/17 | Published: 2023/05/6
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