Effectiveness of communication skills training on emotional maturity evolution of female students on the eve of marriage

Mansournejad, Zahra and Poorseyyed, Seyyed Reza and Kiani, Fariba and Khodabakhsh, Mohammad Reza (2013) Effectiveness of communication skills training on emotional maturity evolution of female students on the eve of marriage. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 15 (59). pp. 158-170.

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Abstract

Abstract  Introduction: The most common problem that is introduced by unhappy couples is failure in developing communication. One of the most important successful factors in marital life is growth and emotional maturity. The purpose of this study has been to evaluate the effectiveness of communication skills training on the evolution of emotional maturity of female students on the eve of marriage. Materials and Methods: This study is a clinical trial with pre-test and post-test plan along with control group. The research group included all female students on the eve of marriage (candidate and married) of Abarkouh universities in academic year 2010-2011. In this study sampling method was randomized, as the emotional maturity test was taken from 21-26 years old female students who were on the eve of marriage, then among of those were obtained test score between 89 and 106 (indicates unstable emotionally), 30 persons were selected randomly and replaced in two groups, experimental and control group. Then the experimental group attended in 10 sections/90 minutes on communication skills training program. Tool used in this study was emotional maturity scale (EMS). After the education, the post-test was taken from the control and experimental group. Data of tests were analyzed by descriptive statistics and independent T-test.  Results: Results showed that the communication skills training is effective on female students' emotional maturity (P=0.001).  Conclusion: Considering the importance of communication skills and emotional maturity in marriage of young people, holding educational courses for youth in order to better knowledge how to communicate with others, especially, before marriage can be useful.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 18:53
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 18:53
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4445

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