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Mohammadi S, Moradi O, Shafiabady A, Ahmadian H. The Comparison of the Effectiveness of Structural Couple Therapy and Redecision Couple Therapy Method on the Reduction of Marital Conflicts in Infertile Couples. Avicenna J Neuro Psycho Physiology 2020; 7 (2) :77-84
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1- 1. Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran.
2- Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran , o.moradi@iausdj.ac.ir
3- Department of Counseling, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of psychology, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran
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Background: Marital conflict results from the disharmony of husband and wife needs and the way to meet them, egocentrism, difference in requests and irresponsible behavioral schemas for marital relationship and marriage. The goal of the current study is to compare the effectiveness of structural couple therapy and re-decision couple therapy on the reduction of marital conflicts in infertile couples of Sanandaj.
Materials and Methods: to do this goal semi experimental pre and post test method using to control and experimental groups was applied.  Statistical population of this research was infertile couples referring to infertility center of Besat Hospital in Sanandaj in 2018 who were selected by convenient sampling method and replaced randomly on 3 groups of 12 persons. To collecting data, marital conflicts questionnaire was used. Data were analyzed using statistical tests of multivariate analysis of covariance and spss-22 software.
Results: The results showed that cooperation component (F=14.17, P<0.001), decreased sex (F=28.53, P<0.009), increasing emotional reactions (F=16.99, P<0.001), increasing personal relationship with one's relatives (F=24.02, P<0.001), decreasing family relationship with spouse's friends and relatives (F=21.81, P<0.001), separating financial affairs from each other (F=18.70, P<0.001), decreasing effective relationship (F=28.53, P<0.001), but there is no significant difference between three groups of experimental and control in increasing children's' support component (F=0.091, P<0.05). There is a significant difference between the effectiveness of the Minuchin structural couple therapy and the re-decision couple therapy and control group in decreasing marital conflict (P<0.001).
Conclusion: the results showed the importance of couple-therapy  Interventions through re-decision on decreasing marital conflicts in infertile couples. Generally, the results indicated that Minuchin structural couple therapy is more effective than re-decision couple therapy on decreasing marital conflicts in infertile couples.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Clinical Psychology
Received: 2020/08/13 | Accepted: 2020/05/10 | Published: 2020/05/10

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