The effectiveness of premarriage educations on attitude toward marriage, resilience and marriage

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2 Assistant Professor- University of Mohaghegh Ardabili

3 professor- university of mohaghegh ardebili


Research Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of and premarital education on attitude toward marriage, resilience, and marriage expectation in students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Research method: The research method was semi-experimental with pre-test and post-test design with control group. The statistical population was students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences who were undergoing undergraduate and doctoral programs. The subjects were 30 people who were selected by random sampling among the students who were applying for these courses and The experimental and control groups were assigned to two groups of 15 pepole.The experimental group participated in six 60-minute pre-marriage and education sessions according to Angle and Wright method, and the control group did not receive any training. The data was collected using the psychometric scales of Bratan & Rosen's Marriage Attitude (1998), the resilience of Connor and Davidson (2003) and the marriage expectation of Jones and Nelson. To analyze the data in descriptive statistics (frequency distribution, mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics, t-test and covariance analysis were used. Finding: Multivariate analysis of covariance analysis showed that premarital education is effective on marital attitude (p=0/003, F=10/862), resilience (p<0/001, F=249/718) and marriage expectation (p<0/001, F=43/892). Conclusion: Therefore, it can be said that the use of this method of premarital education and counseling on the attitude toward marriage, resilience and marriage expectation has been effective.


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