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Shariat S, Keshavarz Mohammadi R, Hamidi M, Aghabzorgie S. Effect of teaching positive thinking on mental vitality and psychological capitals in the women with marital conflicts. FPCEJ. 2018; 4 (1) :47-62
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1- MSc Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan Science and Research Branch, Isfahan, Iran , Soheilashariat1395@gmail.com
2- Ph.D. student of guidance and counseling, Islamic Azad University, Tehran-North Branch, Tehran, Iran
3- guidance and counseling, Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch, Yazd, Iran
4- General Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Alborz Unit, Alborz, Iran
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Marital conflicts confrontation women's psychological, emotional and communication processes to be harmed. According to this, accordingly the present study was conducted aiming to investigate effectiveness of teaching positive thinking on mental vitality and psychological capitals in the women with marital conflicts. The research method of the present study was quasi-experimental with pretest, posttest and control group design. The statistical population of the present study included all the women with marital conflicts in the city of Tehran in 2016 who referred to consultation centers. Non-probable available sampling and random replacement were used in the present study in a way that 30 people were voluntarily selected from the women with marital conflict referring to Tehran consultation centers and randomly replaced into experimental and control groups. The experimental group received teaching interventions in eight ninety-minute sessions during two-and-a-half months while the control group didn’t receive such intervention. The applied questionnaires in the present study included mental vitality questionnaire (Ryan and Fredrick, 1997), marital conflict by Barati and Sana’ie (1996) and psychological capital questionnaire (Lotanz and Olio, 2007). The data gotten from the study were analyzed through ANCOVA method. The results of the data analysis showed that teaching positive thinking has been effective on mental vitality and psychological capitals in the women with marital conflicts (p<0.001) in a way that this teaching could increase mental happiness and psychological capitals of the women with marital conflicts. According to the findings of the present study teaching positive thinking can be suggested as an efficient method to improve mental vitality and psychological capitals in the women with marital conflicts.
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