| Published: February 28, 2017
Psychological Well-Being as a Correlate of Physical Well-Being among the Spouses of Indian Armed Force Personnel
Armed force is an organization where the process of deployment of soldiers or military personnel occurs very frequently. The soldiers are frequently deployed in either active field areas, high altitude areas and routine exercise because of which the families has to face separation for longer as well as for short duration influencing them emotionally, psychologically and mentally leading to stress responses, such as anger, irritability, sleeplessness, and anxiety, and significant levels of distress (Demers 2009) and triggers depression, anxiety, decreased marital satisfaction and stress among the wives of the military personnel and this may even lead to somatization. Therefore the present study establishes the correlation between the psychological well-being and physical health of the wives of Indian soldiers and intend to find how different dimensions of each variable influences each other showing the interaction of the dimensions of psychological well-being and physical health. Total 300 spouses were selected as respondents. Correlation analysis was used as statistical tool. The results of the analysis show significant and positive correlation between the psychological well-being and physical health.
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© 2017 Prachi B, Pande L
Received: February 10, 2017; Revision Received: February 23, 2017; Accepted: February 28, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017