عنوان مقاله [English]
Marital silence is one of the things that can be related to divorce. Marital silence is to refrain from expressing opinions and expectations about marital problems and passively accepting conflicts and suppressing emotions in themselves. Measuring marital silence is important due to the use of reliable and reliable instruments and in view of the increasing rate of divorce in Iran. This study was conducted with the aim of building the validity of marital silence questionnaire. The present study is a correlation study. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire. The statistical population of the present study included couples referring to the courts and counseling centers of Kermanshah city. Among the target population, 280 were selected by random sampling method. The research instrument was a 36-question questionnaire. The data were analyzed by exploratory factor analysis and using the WEYMAX statistical software. The first component (communication skills) has the highest correlation with other components, and the highest correlation between the first components (communication skills) with the second component (fear of exposure) with the correlation coefficient is 0.711. Other components (doubts and distrust, interest in the spouse, cultural and educational obstacles and children) have high and significant correlations.
The result of marital silence questionnaire showed that it has good reliability and validity. The questionnaire can also be used in consultation with clients and in clinical trials to measure the concentration of people.