عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
The purpose of this study was to investigat the effectiveness of couple's communication program training on quality of life and marital intimacy. The method of study was a quasi-experimental research by pre test and post test with control group. Statistical population was all of unsatisfied women from their married life who had referred to Sepehr Counseling Center on 1389 in Tehran city. Then among them 40 unsatisfied women selected availably then via simple random sampling method, 20 women engaged in control group & 20 women in experimental group. Then, the marriage intimacy and quality of life questioners as pre test were completed by both groups, couple's communication program was taught to experimental group over once week and 90 minute each time in eleven sessions, but control group wasn't given any training. After the training sessions the marriage intimacy and quality of life questioners as post test were completed by both groups again.
Data were analyzed using ANCOVA analysis of variance. Results showed that there were significant differences between marital intimacy and quality of life scores in pre test and post test in experimental group but significant differences weren't between scores of pre test and post test in control group.
These results confirm that the couple's communication program training was effective on improving unsatisfied women's quality of life and marital intimacy.