The efficacy of schema therapy on obsessive compulsive disorder and Marital Satisfaction on Married Women

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Schema therapy is known as a therapeutic approach to the physical and psychological needs of individuals. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of schema therapy on obsessive compulsive disorder   and marital satisfaction. The statistical population included all married women aged 25-45 years in Tehran in 1395. Using a randomized controlled trial, samples of 60 married women were selected using available sampling method and randomly divided into two groups of 30 control and experimental groups.  The research tools included Enrich's marital satisfaction questionnaire and Madsely's obsessive-compulsive Inventory (MOCI). All subjects first completed the Madsely obsessive-compulsive Inventory (MOCI). The experimental group participated in the course of the schema, but the control group had simple appointments with the therapist.  Data were extracted from questionnaires and analyzed by covariance analysis.The results of covariance test showed that schema therapy reduced the symptoms of intellectual- obsessive-compulsive and increased marital satisfaction compared with the control group.  The results showed that Schema therapy has been effective in reducing all components of Obsessive-Compulsive-disorder schema therapy has also been effective in increasing marital satisfaction.  And the sex component had the highest increase and the conflict resolution had the least increase and did not significantly increase the two components of financial management and religious orientation. The results of this study indicate that schema therapy can be an effective treatment to reduce Obsessive-Compulsive-disorder and increase marital satisfaction. 


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