Comparison of Communication Skills, Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies and Communication Patterns in Women with and Without Experience of Domestic Violence (An Analytical-comparative Study)

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Department Of Counseling, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Guilan, Guilan, Iran

2 Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, University of Guilan. Guilan. Iran

3 Department of counseling, university of Isfahan. Isfahan, Iran

10.22098/jhrs.2022.11460.1067

Abstract

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.

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  • Receive Date: 07 September 2022
  • Revise Date: 09 January 2023
  • Accept Date: 05 December 2022
  • First Publish Date: 01 January 2023