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khanjari C, Khajevand Khoshli A. The effectiveness of transactional analysis on couple burnout on obese women with type-II diabetes. Avicenna J Neuro Psycho Physiology. 2019; 6 (3)
URL: http://ajnpp.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-166-en.html
1- Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran
2- Department of Psychology, Gorgan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan, Iran , khanjaricinderella@gmail.com
Abstract:   (94 Views)
Introduction: Today's obesity and obesity-related diabetes become epidemics globally. Obesity and diabetes as one of its illnesses can change family reactions and interactions. Therefore, diabetes is considered a family matter that like other chronic diseases affects marital relationships. The present study was performed to investigate the effectiveness of transactional analysis on couple burnout on obese women with type-II diabetes.
Methods: The present study was a quasi-experimental type with a pretest-posttest and follow up design with a control group. The study population consisted of all married obese women with type 2 diabetes who were members of Gonbad-e Kavous Diabetes Association in 1977, that 40 persons were selected and randomly assigned to the experimental and control groups (20 patients in each group). Then the experimental group received transactional analysis intervention in 10 two-hour sessions, one session per week. The control group did not receive any interventions during this period. The research instrument was the Pines Couple Burnout Measure (CBM), which was completed by participants in the pre-test, post-test, and follow-up. Data analyzed by repeated measure ANOVA, Bonferroni post hoc test with using SPSS-22 software.
Results: The findings indicated that transactional analysis could significantly decrease the couple burnout and its components, physical exhaustion, emotional exhaustion, and mental exhaustion of the experiment group participants in post-test and follow-up sessions than the control group members (P<0.01).
Conclusion: According to the results of the present study, recommended to the psychologist and family counselors to use transactional analysis as an appropriate intervention to reduce the marital problems of obese individuals with type-II diabetes.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/09/11 | Accepted: 2019/10/23 | Published: 2019/12/8

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