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ERIC Number: EJ1103520
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Relationship between Optimism, Religiosity and Self-Esteem with Marital Satisfaction and Life Satisfaction
Homaei, Rezvan; Bozorgi, Zahra Dasht; Ghahfarokhi, Maryam Sadat Mirbabaei; Hosseinpour, Shima
International Education Studies, v9 n6 p53-61 2016
The purpose of the current study is to investigate the relationship between Optimism, Religiosity and Self-esteem with Marital Satisfaction and Life Satisfaction in married university students. The research method was a descriptive study kind of correlation. The sample group included 200 married students that were selected using a simple random sampling method. For collecting data, Attribution Style Questionnaire, Religious Attitude, Cooper Smith Self-Esteem Questionnaire, Enrich Marital Satisfaction Questionnaire and Satisfaction with Life Scale were used. The findings indicated that marital satisfaction not life satisfaction was predicted by Optimism, Religiosity and Self-esteem. Religiosity showed the greatest relationship with marital satisfaction. Based on this study, family therapists should consider the role of religious or spiritual couple's attitude as a vital factor in revealing and solving the marital conflict. Consistency and inconsistency of the results were discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Attribution Style Questionnaire; Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory
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