Life Skills Training On Couples’ Stress and Anxiety About To Marriage

Khaled Ahmadikia, Reza Ahmadi


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of life skills training on couples’ stress and anxiety about to marriage. The statistical population of the study is all couples about to marriage, who consult pre-marriage counseling centers. After initial examination, 40 girls about to marriage were selected (20 girls in the experimental group and 20 girls in the control group) and randomly divided into two groups. The research instruments were anxiety questionnaire and perceived stress questionnaire. (Cohen et al, 1988). Data were analyzed into descriptive and inferential statistics. At the descriptive level the mean and standard deviation and at the inferential level covariance analysis were used. The results showed that life skills training can reduce the anxiety and stress of couples about to marriage.

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