عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Marriage is one of the most important decisions that every person will have in their lives. This can have enormous impacts on the lives of the individual, family and even the community. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of imagotherapy on enhancing couple relationships.
Methods: The statistical population consisted of clients of the Relationship Counseling Center in Tehran in 1397 who scored higher than 25 in the marital conflict test. Sample size was 38 persons. The research method was quasi-experimental with pre-test and post-test with control group. The experimental group underwent 9 sessions of 90-min imagotherapy. Data were then analyzed using multivariate analysis of variance.
Results: The results showed that IMAGO therapy had a significant effect on decreasing marital conflict among women referred to the Tehran Counseling Center. The results also show that there is a significant difference between the levels of treatment (IMAGO therapy versus no treatment) in the dependent variables, namely marital conflict and marital conflict subscales.
Conclusion: Overall, the results of this study showed that imagotherapy had a significant effect on the quality of life of women referring to counseling center.
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