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Aghayousefi A, Fathi Ashtiani A, Aliakbari M, Imanifar H. The effectiveness of structuralism on marital conflicts, attribution styles and social well-being. CPAP. 2016; 13 (2) :115-128
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1055-en.html
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Introductoin: The main objective of theories of family therapy is focused on marital conflicts. Nevertheless marital conflicts still remains a complicated subject. Structural Family Therapy is a fundamental approach among family systemic theories that emphasize on creating a healthy organizational hierarchy in the family system. In system theory, conflict is considered as any dispute over the authority sources between the couples. Attribution styles and social well-being has attracted much attention in the family therapy researches.
Method: The design of the research was quasi-experimental. A total of 25 females with severe marital conflict were selected as sample using simple random sampling and these subjects were categorized two experimental and control groups. The independent variable was Minuchin's structural family therapy. Research tools were marital conflict, attribution styles and social well-being which completed by subjects in the pretest-posttest and follow-up.
Results: The results of Friedman test and repeated measures showed that Minuchin's structural family therapy approach effectively and significantly reduced marital conflict. It increased the social coherence which is one of the five subscales of social well-being and also increased significantly stability attribution style and CPCN attribution style (combined positive score minus combined negative score) in females.

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