Impact of Parenting Skill Training on the Marital Satisfaction of the Parents Established In the Treatment of Drug Abuse Disorders

Azam Ardeh, Reza MirzaiRad, Faeze Zamani


The present study was aimed to investigate the effect of parenting skills training on marital satisfaction of stabilized parents in the treatment of drug abuse disorders in Yazd city. The present study is quasi-experimental with pretest-posttest and post-test design with a control group. The study population included all parents stabilized in the treatment of substance abuse disorders in Yazd City, 40 subjects were selected by convenience sampling method, and randomly assigned to experimental and control groups, both groups completed questionnaires of HOODSN marital satisfaction and DOS in the pre-test, post-test, and control. Results of the analysis of covariance showed that experimental practice (parenting skills training) affects improving marital satisfaction. Therefore, the results show that parenting skills improve the marital satisfaction of stabilized parents in treating substance abuse disorders.

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