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Mohamadi S, Moradi O, Shafieabadi A, Ahmadian H. COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STRUCTURAL COUPLE THERAPY AND COUPLE THERAPY THROUGH DECISION MAKING ON REDUCING MARITAL BOREDOM OF INFERTILE COUPLES. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2021; 18 (11) :883-893
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1- PhD Student in Counseling, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran (Corresponding Author) , Moradi.omid@gmail.com
3- Department of Consulting, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran
4- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj Branch, Sanandaj, Iran
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Background and Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of structural couple therapy and couple therapy by re-decision method on reducing marital boredom of infertile couples in Sanandaj. Materials & Methods: To implement this goal, pre-test and post-test research methods were used using two experimental groups and a control group. The statistical population of this study was infertile couples referring to the infertility center of Besat Hospital in Sanandaj in 2018 who were selected using available sampling method and randomly placed in three groups of 12 people. Marital boredom questionnaire was used to collect data. Data were analyzed using one-variable analysis of covariance and SPSS-22 software. Results: The results showed that structural couple therapy and couple therapy by decision-making method compared to the control group had a significant effect on reducing marital boredom of infertile couples (p≤0.001). Conclusion: The results showed the importance of paying attention to structural couple therapy interventions and couple therapy through re-decision-making in reducing marital boredom of infertile couples.
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