Effect of Online Training Program Focused on Self-Knowledge, Communication and Problem Solving Skills Development on Psychological Resilience and Dyadic Adjustment in Married Women
Keywords:Communication, Dyadic Adjustment, Problem Solving, Psychological Resilience, Self-Knowledge
Aim: The study was conducted to determine the effect of a training program focusing on self-knowledge, communication and problem solving skills development in married women on psychological resilience and dyadic adjustment.
Method: This study, which is an experimental research type with a control group in which pre-test, post-test and follow-up measurements were used, was conducted with 64 married women in the 18-49 age group. The women were allocated in the intervention (n=32) and control (n=32) groups by simple random sampling. “Online training program focused on developing self-knowledge, communication and problem solving skills” was applied to the intervention group once a week for a total of 12 sessions. Data were collected with the “Adult Resilience Measure” and the “Dyadic Adjustment Scale”. The measurements were made three times before the program, one week following the program and three months later. The data obtained from this study were analyzed with IBM SPSS 25 package program.
Results: While there was no significant difference between the mean scores of the psychological resilience and dyadic adjustment scale of the intervention and control groups before the program (p>0.05), the mean scores of the intervention group after the program and three months after the program were significantly higher than the control group (p<0.05). The mean scores of the psychological resilience and dyadic adjustment scale of the intervention group increased significantly after the program and three months after the program compared to the pre-program (p<0.05).
Conclusions: The program applied to the intervention group increased psychological resilience and improved dyadic adjustment in married women. It is recommended that training programs on communication and psychological resilience before and during marriage should be included in practice and their continuity should be ensured.
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