The relationship between Jung personality types with mental health and marital satisfaction in students

Kazempour, Behnam and Hossein Sabet, Farideh (2017) The relationship between Jung personality types with mental health and marital satisfaction in students. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (1). pp. 26-38.

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Abstract

Introduction: Marital Satisfaction is one of the most important indicators of life satisfaction that affects the level of mental health, academic success and job satisfaction of couples. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the relationship between Jung personality types with mental health and marital satisfaction in married students. Materials and Methods: The research method was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population consisted of all students of Allameh Tabataba'i University in the academic year of 2012-2013. 80 married students were selected by random cluster sampling method. The data were collected using Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and Enrich Marital Satisfaction Scale (ENRICH). For data analysis, Pearson correlation and multiple regression analysis were used. Results: The results of the study showed that there is a significant correlation between feeling/thinking type with the physical symptoms factor and anxiety, and feeling/thinking type can predict mental health significantly. Also, there is a significant correlation between sensing/intuition type with personality traits, conflict resolution, sexual satisfaction and religious orientation, and The sensing/intuition type can predict marital satisfaction with certainty, but there was no significant relationship between introversion/extraversion, feeling/thinking and judging/perceiving types. Also, based on the findings, personality type can explain 23 of the total variance of personality traits, 15 of the total variance of conflict resolution, 13 of total variance of sexual relationship and 16 of the total variance of religious tendency. Â Conclusion: According to the results, it is possible to predict probability of marital success and persistency of marriage thorough using Jung personality types questionnaire personality types, and also provide solutions to reduce potential problems in the relationship.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2018 06:54
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2018 06:54
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9440

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