:: Volume 19, Issue 3 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2016) ::
Iran South Med J 2016, 19(3): 411-424 Back to browse issues page
The effectiveness of group therapy based on quality of life on marital adjustment, marital satisfaction and mood regulation of Bushehr Male abusers
Yoseph Dehghani
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Letters Science, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr, Iran , ydehghani@yahoo.com
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Background: The purpose of this research was to study the The effectiveness of group therapy based on quality of life on marital adjustment, marital satisfaction and mood regulation of Bushehr Male abusers.

Materials and Methods: In this study which was a quasi-experimental pre-test, post-test with control group, the sample group was selected by clustering sampling method from the men who referred to Bushehr addiction treatment clinics that among them a total of 30 patients randomly divided into two experimental and control groups of 15 individuals. The instrument included short version of the Marital Adjustment Questionnaire, Marital Satisfaction Questionnaire and Garnefski Emotional Regulation Scale that was completed by the participants in the pre-test and post-test stages.The experimental group was treated based on group life quality in eight sessions but the control group did not receive any treatment. Multi-variate covariance analysis is used for statistical analysis of data.

Results: The results revealed that after intervention there was a significant difference between two groups in terms of marital adjustment, marital satisfaction and emotional regulation variables (P<0/001).The rate of marital adjustment, marital satisfaction and emotional regulation in experimental group compare with control group and it was significantly higher in post-test. 

Conclusion: treatment based on quality of life which have formed from combination of positive psychology and cognitive-behavioral approach can increase marital adjustment, marital satisfaction and mood regulation of abusers.

Keywords: treatment based on quality of life, marital adjustment, marital satisfaction, emotional regulation, mood regulation of male abusers
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2016/07/17 | Accepted: 2016/07/17 | Published: 2016/07/17



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