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ERIC Number: EJ893998
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Personality Variables as Correlates of Marital Adjustment among Married Persons in Delta State of Nigeria
Ebenuwa-Okoh, E. E.
Educational Research and Reviews, v3 n8 p275-279 Aug 2008
This study examined the extent to which emotional expression, communication flow, financial management and work involvement predict marital adjustment among married persons in Delta State, Nigeria. One question was raised and one hypothesis was formulated to guide the study. 2561 married persons were selected through the use of purposive sampling technique to participate in the study. Data were gathered using a questionnaire titled "Marital adjustment and Personality Types Inventory" (MAPTI). It has a reliability of 0.90. The analysis of the data generated from the respondents revealed that emotional expression, financial management, communication flow, works involvement are significant correlates and predictors of marital adjustment. Consequently, it was recommended that counseling services should focus on acquisition of skills for the general improvement of marital interaction among married persons. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria