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The effect of stress inoculation training on marital satisfaction and marital conflicts in spouses’ with post traumatic stress disorder.
Bahman Akbari Dr 1, Naeema Khodadadi 2
1- Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch , bakbari44@yahoo.com
2- Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Background and Aim: Living with a partner with post traumatic stress disorder(PTSD) can result in increased marital conflicts , increased stress, and decreased marital satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of stress inoculation training on improving marital satisfaction and decreasing marital conflicts in the wives of veterans of war with PTSD. Material and Methods: This was a quasi experimental study and included 40 wives of vterans with PTSD who were divided into two groups : control (n=20) and experimental (n=20) groups. DASS-21 scale was used for measurment of stress level. We used ENRICH questionnaire for assessment of marital satisfaction,and MCQ questionnaire to determine the level of marital conflicts. Data analysis was performed by means of co-variance analysis. Results: 12 sessions of stress inoculation training for wives of the veterans with PTSD, led to decreased rate of marital conflicts and increased rate of marital satisfaction. Conclusion: The results of this study showed stress inoculation training resulted in increased marital satisfaction and decreased marital conflicts.
Keywords: Stress inoculation training, Marital satisfaction, Marital conflicts, Post traumatic stress disorder.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/04/27
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Akbari B, Khodadadi N. The effect of stress inoculation training on marital satisfaction and marital conflicts in spouses’ with post traumatic stress disorder.. SJKU. 2013; 18 (1) :94-103
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Volume 18, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2013) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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