Compare the efficacy of emotion focused couple therapy and Gottman couple therapy method in marital burnout and changing conflict resolution styles

Havaasi, Nahid and Zahra Kaar, Kianoush and Mohsen Zadeh, Farshaad (2017) Compare the efficacy of emotion focused couple therapy and Gottman couple therapy method in marital burnout and changing conflict resolution styles. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (1). pp. 15-25.

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Abstract

Introduction: This study aimed to compare the efficacy emotion-focused couple therapy and Gottman couple therapy method on couplesâ�� burnout and changing conflict resolution styles. Materials and Methods: The study population of this clinical study consisted of couples referred to counseling and psychological service centers of Karaj city to resolve their marital disputes. 18 couples who received higher scores than the average in Pines Couple Burnout Measureand the lower scores in constructive style of Conflict resolution styles Scale, version Bsolving conflict were selected via purposeful sampling method they divided randomly into three groups (two experimental groups and one control group). The experimental groups received 10 weekly 120 minutes sessions. Data were analyzed through variance analysis (MANCOVA). Results: The emotion-focused couple therapy and Gottman couple therapy method reduced marital burnout and changed conflict resolution styles (P<0.05). It was also found that emotion focused couple therapy is more effective than Gottman couple therapy in reducing marital burnout and changing conflict resolution styles.  Conclusion: Based on these findings, the emotion-focused and Gottman couple therapy method are useful in reducing marital problems and changing conflict resolution styles from destructive to constructive conflict resolution styles.Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2018 07:06
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2018 07:06
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9439

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