| Published: July 31, 2021
Emotional Abuse and Psychological Well-Being among Arranged Marriage Keralites
Quality of relationship plays a significant role in the lives of individuals with a great influence in their mental well-being, social behavior and productivity. Emotional abuse can be felt as destructive and damaging as physical abuse, and can severely impact mental health. It is often used as a way to maintain power and control over someone. The study intends to identify the relationship between Emotional Abuse and Psychological well-being among arranged marriage keralites. Two questionnaires were distributed to a group of married people (N=36 Males and N= 37 Females). A total of 73 people were selected from different states of Kerala. Quantitative approach was used along with descriptive research design and the sampling technique was convenient sampling. Emotional Abuse questionnaire (Jacobson et al.1994) was used to measure Emotional Abuse and PGI General Well-being measure (Verma et al.1989) was used to check psychological well-being. Pearson moment correlation and independent sample t test was incorporated to reach the findings. According to Pearson Correlation, there was a negative correlation between emotional abuse and psychological well-being among arranged marriage Keralites. Independent sample t test was computed on gender and results were found to be accepting the null hypothesis, there is no significant difference in emotional abuse and psychological well-being between males and females.
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© 2021, Mattom D.T.& Lokesh L.
Received: May 01, 2021; Revision Received: July 04, 2021; Accepted: July 31, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021