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The efficacy of life skills training on marital adjustment of women for the prevention of domestic violence
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Purpose: This study examined the impact of life skills training on marital adjustment of women for the prevention of domestic violence.

Method: This was a semi-experimental study with pre-test and post-test design. It was performed on 94 women covered by Imam Khomeini Relief Committee in Ardabil, Iran, in 2015. The subjects were randomly selected. The data collection tools included demographic data and Rosenberg’s self-esteem questionnaires. Educational intervention was designed as three educational sessions lasting 120 minutes each. 45 days after the intervention, the secondary test was done.

Funding: Before the intervention, mean scores of marital adjustment was 5.29, which significantly increased to 6.64 after the intervention (P < 0.001). The linear regression test showed a significant relationship between life skills training and marital adjustment after the educational program. There was a significant relationship between the level of violence before the intervention and after the intervention (P < 0.001).

Results: Life skills education is effective in increasing marital adjustment and reducing violence against womens.

Keywords: marital adjustment, Life Skills, Violence against Women.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/04/23 | Accepted: 2016/09/21 | Published: 2016/09/21
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The efficacy of life skills training on marital adjustment of women for the prevention of domestic violence. 3. 2016; 3 (2) :21-32
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی شناخت Shenakht journal of psychology & psychiatry
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