نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
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عنوان مقاله [English]
In the present study, effectiveness of emotionally-focused couples therapy (EFCT) on the attachment and marital satisfaction styles was analyzed. Population of this study consisted of 30 women referring to Private Counseling Institute in Tehran to solve marital conflicts that were selected based on random sampling.
Study design is quasi experimental together with experimental and control qroups using by pretest and posttest. Spouses attachment styles scale and marital satisfaction scale of Enrich were used for data collection. At first, pretest was implemented for both groups. Later, couple therapy sessions were presented in 8 sessions each 90min. Control group didn’t receive any intervention. After completion of therapy sessions, results of posttest of both groups were analyzed and taken into consideration by statistical tests of analysis of covariance and dependent T test.
Summary of results indicated effectiveness of emotional-focused couple therapy on avoidant and anxiety attachment styles and marital satisfaction of sample group, so that emotional-focused couple therapy was significantly effective on the change of avoidant and anxiety attachment styles to secure attachment style and in addition, it was significantly effective on increase of marital satisfaction of women of sample group and effective on marital satisfaction more than avoidant and anxiety attachment styles.