The Effectiveness of Schema Therapy on Differentiation of Women with Addicted Spouses

Marzieh Esteki Organi, Yousef Gorji


The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of schema therapy on the differentiation of women with addicted spouse. The sample consisted of 30 people who were selected by available sampling method. 15 subjects in the experimental group and 15 in the control group were randomly assigned. The experimental design was a pre-test-posttest with control and experimental group. To run, at first, the pre-test was taken from both groups. Subsequently, the experimental group was subjected to schema therapy in smaller groups during 36 sessions of 90 minutes and then both groups were subjected to post-test. Data analysis was performed using multivariate covariance analysis (MANCOVA) and one way analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). The results of this study showed that schema therapy has a significant effect on differentiation of women with addicted spouse.

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