Document Type : Original Article
Department Of Counseling, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Guilan, Guilan, Iran
Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Guilan. Guilan. Iran
Department of counseling, university of Isfahan. Isfahan, Iran
Objective: the purpose of this study was to Compare the communication skills, Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies and Communication Patterns of Women with and Without Experience of Domestic Violence.
Methods: The present study was an analytical-comparative study. The statistical populations of this study were all women of Rasht city in 2018 year. Among these women, 120 persons (60 people in each group) were selected using the available and cluster sampling method. Data measurement tools in this study were Communication Skills Questionnaire (CSTRQ), Marital Relationship Patterns Questionnaire (CPQ) and Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ). The data of this study were analyzed using an independent t-test in SPSS 21.
Results: The results showed a significant difference between communication skills and communication patterns of constructive interaction and withdrawal-belonging in women with and without experience of domestic violence (P <0.05). However, no significant difference was observed between the two groups in terms of communication patterns of mutual avoidance and cognitive regulation of emotion.
Conclusion: Considering the important role of communication skills and patterns in the occurrence or prevention of domestic violence, communication skills training in premarital counseling and marital counseling seems necessary.