Effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy on relational attributions of unmarried women

Document Type : Original


1 PhD. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Literature & Human Sciences, Salman Farsi University, Kazerun, Iran

2 M.A. general psychology. Department of General Psychology, Farsi University, Kazerun

3 M.A. Counseling and Guidance

4 student M.A. in clinical psychology. Department of General Psychology, Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences, Azad university



Attributions are interpretations that people have for events and are an important part of the individual's mental experience of events. Attributions not only affect people's feelings about their relationships, but also affect their behavior. Therefore, according to this interpretation and attributions, the present study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of acceptance and commitment therapy on the communication attributes of married women. The research method was semi-experimental with pre-test post-test with control group. The statistical population of this study included all unmarried wome, number of 363 in the city of Kazerun in 2017. The sample consisted of 30 unmarried women in the city of Kazerun. Sampling was done using available sampling method. Fincham and Bradbury Questionnaire (1992) was used to collect information. The collected data were analyzed by using covariance analysis (ANCOVA) in SPSS-23 software. The results of univariate analysis of covariance showed that the efficacy of acceptance and commitment therapy on the communication attributes was confirmed. The acceptance and commitment therapy reduces the causal and responsible attribute. According to the findings of this study, the acceptance and commitment therapy to unmarried women can improve their Relational Attributions.


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