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| Published: March 18, 2019

Assessment of Marital Adjustment among Spouse of Patients Diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder

Shukla Aarti

M.Phil Scholar, Clinical Psychology, Nai Subah Institute Of Mental Health And Behavioral Sciences, Varanasi, M-II-C/10, Sector-C, Sitapur Road Scheme Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sweta

M.Phil Scholar, Clinical Psychology, Nai Subah Institute Of Mental Health And Behavioral Sciences, Varanasi, M-II-C/10, Sector-C, Sitapur Road Scheme Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.086/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.086

ABSTRACT

Background: Marriage is the key to whole some adjustment, involvement and satisfaction. Symptoms of anxiety affect marital adjustment and satisfaction in some aspects. Aim: To study the marital adjustment amongst spouse of patients diagnosed with anxiety disorder. Methodology: The study was conducted on husband and wives both. Consent form, socio-demographic and clinical data sheets and Marital adjustment Questionnaire was used for data collection. In this study, state anxiety and marital adjustment was assessed on a sample of 40 couples. Statistical analysis: t-test and correlation was used. Result: The results indicated a high significant relationship between marital adjustment and anxiety. Conclusion: Thus if an individual has anxiety disorder then marital life of his/her spouse will be affected significantly. Marital adjustment is related to happiness and success in life. This study will be helpful in developing management plans for the spouse to reduced anxiety through psychological intervention by the professionals.

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Shukla Aarti @ amitatlucknow@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.086/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.086

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019

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