The Comparison of Self-Talking-Based Cognitive Therapy Considering the Iranian-Islamic Models with Common Self-Talking-Based Cognitive Therapy on Marital Conflicts of Women

Document Type : Research Paper



The main purpose of present study was to comparison of self-talking-based cognitive therapy considering the Iranian-Islamic models with common self-talking-based cognitive therapy on marital conflicts of married women. This study was a semi-experimental research with post and pretest with control group. 42 women who referred to a counseling center in Meybod city were selected by available sampling and then randomly assigned in 2 experiment and 1 control groups (2 participant cannot finished the study). The first experimental group received self-talking-based cognitive therapy considering the Iranian-Islamic models, and second experimental group received common self-talking-based cognitive therapy (both of them have 7 sessions). The control group didn't receive any intervention. Before and after the experiment, all groups answer to marital conflict questionnaire. Finally, data analyzed by one-way ANOVA. The results show that both of interventions in experimental groups significantly decrease marital conflicts of participants, but intervention based on Iranian-Islamic models than intervention based on self-talking-based cognitive therapy have greater effect on improving of the marital conflicts (p < .01). Therefore, we can conclude that in self-talking-based cognitive therapy, common models should be replaced by teachings witch roots in Islamic and Iranian Models.