عنوان مقاله [English]
While most marriages begin with love and the couple seeks to respect each other, over time, issues arise that lead to the couple separating or the life together continues without feeling and emotion. Considering the effect of media in the modern era on the occurrence of such phenomena, the aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of media literacy training program on marital Burnout in high-consumption couples in cyberspace in Isfahan in the academic year 1398. The research method was quasi-experimental and the statistical population included all couples who referred to counseling centers and psychological services in Isfahan in relation to problems caused by excessive use of cyberspace; Using available (purposive) sampling method, 30 pairs (60 people) were selected and randomly divided into two groups of control (15 pairs) and experimental (15 pairs). Data collection tools were demographic information questionnaire and Pines Marital Burnout Questionnaire (CBM). After performing the pre-test on both groups, the experimental group was trained in eight sessions of 75 minutes using a researcher-made media literacy promotion training program and the control group was kept independent of the variable. At the end of the training, post-test was performed on both groups to determine the amount of changes. Statistical methods were used to analyze the data at both descriptive and inferential levels, and finally analysis of covariance was performed by SPSS-23 software. The obtained results showed that the effect of media literacy promotion educational program on marital Burnout in cyberspace couples in Isfahan was significant (p = 0.012, F = 6.82). Due to the lower mean score of marital Burnout component of the experimental group in the post-test compared to the pre-test, it is concluded that the media literacy promotion training program has been effective in reducing marital Burnout in high-consumption couples in cyberspace in Isfahan. . The magnitude of the effect of media literacy promotion program on marital Burnout of couples was equal to 11%.