The mediating role of the couples� mental health in mental health and marital satisfaction of each one

Javanmard, Gholamhosein and Mohammadi, Roqayeh and Pourakbaran, Elahe (2016) The mediating role of the couples� mental health in mental health and marital satisfaction of each one. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 18 (4). pp. 196-201.

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Abstract

Introduction: Marital satisfaction is one of the most important aspects of compatibility in an adult�s life, which is influenced by several factors. This study has been done with purpose of examination of the mediating role of the couples �mental health in mental health and marital satisfaction each one. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 228 men and women (57 rural couples and 57 urban couples) were selected among parents of educated students of Payam-e-Noor University, Bonab branch, in academic year of 2010-11through random sampling. Then, Enrich marital satisfaction questionnaire and check list of mental health were implemented for them. The data were analyzed by statistical tests such as independent t-test, Pearson correlation and hierarchical multiple regression. Results: The results showed that there was no significant difference between marital satisfaction of males and females, but in this study females had poorer mental health than other one (P<0.05). Partner�s mental health was partly mediated in the relationship between person�s mental health and marital satisfaction (both women and men). In addition, person�s mental health was also independently relevant to marital satisfaction (P<0.001). Conclusion: It seems that improvement of couple's mental health can influence another partner's mental health and couple' marital satisfaction positively.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 14:56
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1924

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