The effects of relationship enrichment program on compatibility and marital satisfaction of infertile couples

Miri, Mohammadreza and Aizadeh, Maryam and Moasheri, Narges and Ataee, Marzeyeh and Moodi, Mitr (2016) The effects of relationship enrichment program on compatibility and marital satisfaction of infertile couples. Journal of Health Literacy, 1 (1). pp. 53-60.

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Abstract

Background and objective: Infertility as a crisis in couples' life, not only creates psychological problems, but also, it can act as a powerful impact on the relationships between couples. The purpose of this paper is to study the effects of relationship enrichment on compatibility and marital satisfaction of infertile couples. Methods: This is a semi experimental study with pre-test and post-test on control group. Statistical population of this study was an infertile couple in Birjand. The couples were randomly divided to control groups (17 couples) and experimental groups (15 couples). The research instrument was marital adjustment questionnaire. That completed before, immediately and 3 months after intervention. The intervention consisted of 6 training session. Data were analyzed using SPSS software (version 16). Results: Before the intervention, mean scores were matched the two groups. After the intervention, the experimental group increased average compatibility from 101.5±22/4 to 129.33±10.6 , marital satisfaction from 33/8±8 to 44±4.8 , marital solidarity from12±3.8 to 16.1±2.2 , couples agreement from 44.6±10.5 to 54.8±6.1 , expression of love from 11±3.7 to 14.2± 1.(p<0.05) Conclusion: Relationship enrichment increased the marital compatibility and marital satisfaction. Therefore recommended using relationship enrichment program to increase compatibility and marital satisfaction. Paper Type: Research Article.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: relationship enrichment compatability, marital satisfaction, infertile couples
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Health literacy
Depositing User: Dr Hadi Tehrani
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2017 17:15
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 17:15
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/8378

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