The effect of quality of life therapy on happiness in wives in Esfahan

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1 Graduated Master, Family counseling University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran


Associate Professor, Department of Family Counseling, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Aim:The purpose of this study was evaluating the efficacy of training according to quality of life therapy style on happiness in wives of married men and women in the city of Isfahan. Method: This was a semi experimental research with pretest and post test with control group. Statistical population of this research included men and women who referred to Alefbay Zendegy counseling center in spring and summer of the year 1389. Research sample included 32 married men and women who were selected among available people and assigned in control and experimental groups. Married men and women of experimental group were trained according to quality of life therapy style and after 8 weeks both control and experimental group answered the post test. The measurement instrument was Oxford Happiness Questionnaire. Results: Data were analyzed with Covariance analysis through SPSS. The results showed that there were a significant difference between happiness scores in control and experimental groups. This means that quality of life therapy was effe


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