The effectiveness of transactional analysis training on family function of maladjusted couples

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1 Assistant Professor of Consulting, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Professor, Department of Psychology, University of martyr Chamran, Ahvaz, Iran

3 Faculty Member, Payame Noor University of Shahr-Kord, Kurdistan, Iran


Purpose: The purpose of this study was the effect of transactional analysis training on function of maladjusted couples who refer to Broujen’s welfare.  Methods: The statistical population includes all maladjusted couples refer to Broujen’s welfare. The sample consists of 20 couples, who were selected through simple random sampling and divided randomly in two groups (experimental and control groups). The experimental group received 8 session of transactional analysis training. All two groups in a pre-test and post-test were assessed by Family Assessment Device (FAD). The data were analyzed by using ANCOVA & MANCOVA.  Findings: The results of ANCOVA & MANCOVA showed that there were significant differences between two groups in the total score of FAD and subscales of it. Conclusion: The transactional analysis training increased the family function of couples of the experimental group in compared with control group


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