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Background and Aim: The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy on dysfunctional attitudes, marital distress, and anxiety from the marital conflict in women with domestic violence.
Method and Materials: The research method was a semi-experimental with a pre-test and post-test design and a control group. The statistical population of this study included all women involved in domestic violence referred to public clinics in Babol in 2016 with 600 persons. Purposeful and simple random sampling was used. To select the sample, 45 subjects were randomly replaced in three groups: acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and control group (n=15). To collect information in the field, a dysfunctional attitude questionnaire, marital burnout scale, Beck anxiety inventory, and marital conflict questionnaire was used. Independent t-test, covariance analysis, and Bonferroni post hoc test was used to analyze with spss.22.
Results: Results showed that Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy were effective on dysfunctional attitude, marital distress, and anxiety due to marital conflict (P <0.05). There was also a significant difference between the effectiveness of acceptance-based and commitment therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy on dysfunctional attitudes, marital distress, and anxiety due to marital conflict in women experiencing domestic violence (P <0.05).
Conclusion: The results of this study showed that both methods of treatment could be used for the mental health of women involved in domestic violence.
     
Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Psychology
Received: 2020/01/15 | Accepted: 2020/04/4

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