The effectiveness of intimacy training with cognitive-behavioral approach on couples’ life quality and happiness
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Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran
Online publication date: 2018-07-14
Publication date: 2018-12-10
Electron J Gen Med 2018;15(6):em95
Current research aimed to study the effectiveness of intimacy training on couples’ quality of life and happiness.

The research method was semi experimental namely: pretest-posttest and follow up with witness group. The population was Kerman couples aged 18-26, and 50 couples with consideration of entrance criterion were selected and divided randomly. Oxford happiness and quality of life questionnaire were administered among selected sample.

The results showed intimacy training enhanced physical health, mental health, and social relationship of components of quality of life. Also, intimacy training enhanced life satisfaction, self-esteem, and mind satisfaction of components of happiness.

With consideration of results it can be said intimacy training could be used in counseling clinics.

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