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Parvandi A, Arefi M, Moradi A. The role of family functioning and couples communication patterns in marital satisfaction. FPCEJ. 2016; 2 (1) :54-65
URL: http://fpcej.ir/article-1-118-en.html
1- MSc Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology and Consulting, Kermanshah Unit, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
2- Department of Psychology and Consulting, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran , arefi.2020@yahoo.com
3- Master of General Psychology, Department of Psychology and Consulting, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
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Achieving a healthy society, is depends on the family health and efficient family, is dependent on marital satisfaction. Hence this research investigates the role of family functioning and couples communication patterns in marital satisfaction prediction. The method of research was correlational.  The research population  included married teachers who resident in Songhor city, 150 patients (75 males and 75 females) among those were selected via convenience sampling method. Measures were Marital Satisfaction Inventory (ENRICH), family assessment device and couples communication patterns questionnaire. To analyze the data, Pearson correlation and multiple regression was used. The results showed that there is a significant negative relationship between all the components of family functioning and marital satisfaction. in addition, there is a positive relationship between Mutual constructive pattern and marital satisfaction, and a negative significant relationship between demand­/­withdraw and avoid mutual Patterns with marital satisfaction. Regression analysis also showed that family functioning and couples communication variables, respectively predicts 0/66 and 0/81 of  marital satisfaction variance. Then with aware of family functioning and couples communication, teacher's marital satisfaction is predictable.

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