عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of retraining attribution styles on dimensions of family functioning in divorce applicant couples. Methods: The research design wasquasi experiment, pre-test and post- test with control group. 20 couples (40 people) were selected by the purposeful sampling method. They were randomly assigned into experimental and control groups. The experimental group was exposed to training over 8 weekly 1.5-hr sessions and the control group was in the waiting list. The instrument of this study was Family Assessment Device (FAD). The collected data was analyzed by a MANCOVA, MANOVA, an ANOVA and an Independent-samples t test. Findings: Lambda Wilks test showed that there is at least different in two groups (f=19/969,P<0/001). Also, the findings showed that the training has significant effective on problem solving (/85, P<0/001) and behavior control (/68, P<0/001).therefore, training can improve family functioning in couples in Roles, Affective involvement, Affective responsiveness, Communication P<0/001. Conclusion: The studies suggest that by using this training can improved family functioning and takestepstoreducedivorce.