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Zanko J Med Sci 2018, 19(60): 31-45 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Forgiveness-based Intervention on Couple Burnout in Women Affected by Infidelity of Spouse
Parisa Malek Zadeh Torkamani , Mina Aminpoor , Bahram Bakhtiari Said , Gholamreza Khalili , Reza Davarniya
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Background and Aim: Marital Infidelity is a shocking problem for couples and families, and  is a common phenomenon for marriage, family counselors and therapists. Spouses affected by infidelity react to this crisis in emotional, physical and mental dimensions. The present study was designed by the aim of determining the effect of forgiveness-based intervention on Couple burnout in women affected by infidelity of spouse.
Material and Method: The present study is a Quasi-experimental study with pretest-posttest, control group and random assignment design. The study population consisted of all women with the problem of infidelity of spouse referring to Rastin counseling and psychological services clinic in the second half of 2014. The sample consisted of 24 females who were selected by purposeful non-random sampling method and were assigned into two groups of experiment and control by random assignment. In the pre-test and post-test phases, the subjects completed Couple Burnout Measure of Pines (CBM, 1996). Participants in the experiment group received forgiveness-based intervention in 8 sessions of 1.5-hour in groups, while the control group received no intervention. The data were analyzed through one-way analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) in SPSSv20.
Results: Results indicated that, in the post-test phase, there was a significant difference between the experiment group and the control group in terms of couple burnout. In other words, the forgiveness-based intervention has significantly reduced couple burnout in women affected by infidelity of spouse.
Conclusion: The forgiveness-based intervention is effective in reducing Couple burnout in women affected by infidelity of spouse. Therefore, counselors and family therapists will find it useful to use this approach as an appropriate interventional option treatment of couple infidelity.
 
Keywords: Education, Couple Therapy, Conflict
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/09/21 | Accepted: 2018/02/2 | Published: 2018/04/8
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Malek Zadeh Torkamani P, Aminpoor M, Bakhtiari Said B, Khalili G, davarniya R. The Effectiveness of Forgiveness-based Intervention on Couple Burnout in Women Affected by Infidelity of Spouse. Zanko J Med Sci. 2018; 19 (60) :31-45
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