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| Published: December 25, 2017

Marital Adjustment and Happiness

Rajput Nitu R

Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.095/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.095

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According to Kaplan & Benjamin (2001) Marriage is known as the most important incident in everyone\'s life after birth. As the most important and divine social custom it has, usually been approved of to achieve an adult’s security and emotional needs. Main purpose of the study is that 1. To study and compare adjustment between couples of 5 years marital life and 15 years and above marital life  for that Marital Adjustment Questionnaire (MAQ) developed by Dr. Pramod Kumar and Dr. Kanchana Rohatgi (1976) was used 2. To study and compare psychological well being sub-scale Physical, mental, social, spiritual and emotional between couples of 5 years marital life and 15 years and above marital life for that Well Being Scale developed by Singh and Gupta (2001) and was used. For the present study random sampling technique was used for the selection of the participants. The sample consisted of 60 couples (30 couples of 5 years marital life and 30 couples of 15 years and above marital life). Sample was taken from different areas of Ahmadabad District. Result of this study is significant difference between couples of 5 years marital life and 15 years and above marital life with regards to adjustment and psychological well being sub-scales mental, social, emotional, spiritual and emotional.
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Rajput Nitu R @ niturajput2012@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.095/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.095

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Published in   Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017

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