Study the Effectiveness of Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Intelligence Training on Marital Maladjustment in Women

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1 PhD student of counseling, University of Allameh Tabataba,Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of counseling, University of Allameh Tabataba,Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor of counseling, University of Allameh Tabataba, Tehran, Iran


Purpose: This research was carried out with the purpose of Study the effectiveness of moral, spiritual and cultural intelligence training on marital maladjustment women. Methods: To conduct this research 20 person were selected with goal oriented sampling method and then assigned in 2 groups (control & experimental) randomly. Instruments were marital adjustment questioner (Spanier ,1976). The research type was semi-experimental with pre- post test design. The experimental group was provided with the 10 session’s interventions. Multiple analyze of covariance (MANCOVA) used for analyzing data. Findings: Findings showed that, generally, there are significant differences between 2 groups in marital adjustment and its components (dyadic satisfaction, dyadic cohesion, dyadic consensus and affection expression). Conclusion: Considering the significant differences between 2 groups in marital satisfaction, enhancing moral, spiritual and cultural intelligences can be effective in improving interpersonal &marital relationships. In whole findings indicated the importance of the moral, spiritual and cultural intelligence training program to couples.


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