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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2016, 14(8): 738-747 Back to browse issues page
THE EFFECT OF COUNSELING BASED ON COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL APPROACH ON THE MARITAL SATISFACTION OF COUPLES WHO REFFERED TO THE SELECTED HEALTHY CENTERS OF URMIA, 2015
Mrs Hamideh Mohaddesi1, Maryam Hamedani 2, Hamid Reza Khalkhali3, Effatossadat Merghati Khoee4, marzieh saei5
1- Midwifery M.Sc., Assistant Professor of midwifery group Urmia medical science university,nursing & midwifery Faculty
2- M.Sc. student of midwifery counseling Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran (Corresponding Author) , hamedani.maryam@ymail.com
3- Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Urmia medical science university Medical Faculty
4- Assistant Professor of Department of Family Health Care Research Center Basir Tehran university, Health Faculty
5- phd student Reproductive Health ,Students Research Office, School Of Nursing and Midwifery Shahid Beheshti University Of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background & Aim: Marital satisfaction is a very important and complicated aspect of a marital relationship. Due to midwives awareness of issues related to marital relationship and constant contact of them with the society that can act as professional family advisers, this study done to determine the effect of counseling based on cognitive-behavioral approach on marital satisfaction.

Materials & Methods: This is apre-post semiexperimental study by control group. After completion the ENRICH marital satisfaction questionnaire, 60 couples by the inclusion criteria and score of 30-60 simply selected from 3 randomly selected healthy centers (20 couples from each center). Then the couples devided to two intervention and control groups randomly. The intervention done for 5 counseling sessions of 2 hours with one week intervals. No intervention done in the control group.After one month passed the last counseling session, the questionnaire completed by the couples again. Collected datas analyzed by use SPSS-22.

Results: After intervention, the ANCOVA analaysis of scores by deletion of pre-influence showed significant difference in total matital satisfaction in men and women of both of control and intervention groups (p<0.001). Accordinarry to independent sample T-test, mean scores of other aspects of marital satisfaction such as contractual answer in men and women (p<0.001), personal topics in men and women (p<0.001), financial management in men (p=0.002) and women (p<0.001), free times actions in men(p=0.005) and women (p<0.001), sexual relationship in men and women (p<0.001), parenting in men (p=0.002) and women (p<0.001), relatives and friends just in women (p<0.001), roles of man and woman equality in men and women (p<0.001) and religious orientation in men and women (p<0.001) of intervention groups was significant too.

Conclusions: Marital counseling based on cognitive-behavioral approach has a great influence on marital satisfaction of couples, especially on couples communication, conflict-solving skills and sexual relationship. So it should be done in the healthy centers by trained personels such as masters of ejucated of midwifery counseling.

Keywords: cognitive-behavioral approach, marital satisfaction, ENRICH questionnaire, communication skills, sexual skills
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Mohaddesi H, Hamedani M, Khalkhali H R, Merghati Khoee E, saei M. THE EFFECT OF COUNSELING BASED ON COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL APPROACH ON THE MARITAL SATISFACTION OF COUPLES WHO REFFERED TO THE SELECTED HEALTHY CENTERS OF URMIA, 2015. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2016; 14 (8) :738-747
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