The Effect of Educational Assemble Program of Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills (PAIRS) on Marital Commitment

Gerafar, Amir and Pouryahya, Seyed Mostafa and Zahrakar, Kianoush and Shakarami, Mohammad and Davarniya, Rez (2017) The Effect of Educational Assemble Program of Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills (PAIRS) on Marital Commitment. Journal of Health Literacy, 1 (4). pp. 239-249.


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Background and objective: Commitment is one of the most important components of a successful marriage that without it, the marital commitment will be superficial, apparent and without direction. In this case, the couples are not able to experience the depth of love and intimacy which create because of loyalty, commitment, and marriage. The Study had done the impact of the effect of educational assemble program of practical application of intimate relationship skills (PAIRS) on marital commitment. Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental study that was conducted in a pretest-posttest control group method. The study population was couples that referred to Aram counseling and psychological services center in Gorgan were in the second quarter of 2016. Sample study was 20 couples who were selected and replaced in the experimental and control groups. Evaluation of using Adams and Jones’s standard questionnaire marital commitment took place. Couples of experimental group received the training based on the practical application of intimate relationship skills in 13 weekly sessions of group therapy. Data Analysis with SPSS 20 software and analysis of covariance was performed. Results: The results showed that the practical application of skills intimate relationship, the couple's marital commitment in the experimental group has improved. Conclusion: Due to the results of this study recommended to marriage and family counselors that operate of this marriage enrichment program in marital counseling centers and workshops to improve a couple's intimate relationships and increase satisfaction. Paper Type: Research Article.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Conflict, Marriage
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Health literacy
Depositing User: Dr Hadi Tehrani
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 02:26
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 02:26

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