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Comparative Study

| Published: June 28, 2019

Relationship between Marital Conflict, Partner Abuse, and Alcohol Abuse

Unmana Dutta

Project Assistant, National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Unmana Dutta

Associate Professor, Amity University, Noida, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.067/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.067

ABSTRACT

Marital Conflict, Partner Abuse, and Alcohol Abuse are found to be most common in a marriage, where there is marital dissatisfaction. This study aims to find out the correlation between Marital Conflict, Partner Abuse, and Alcohol Abuse, and also to see if there are any gender differences between these three components. 220 married participants were chosen for this study from Delhi NCR. Romantic Partner Conflict Scale, Waltz-Rushe-Gottman Emotional Abuse Questionnaire (EAQ) and Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) were used to collect data from the participants, for Marital Conflict, Partner Abuse and Alcohol Abuse, respectively. The correlation results of this study found that there is a significant correlation between some components of Marital Conflict and Partner Abuse, between some components of Partner Abuse and Alcohol Abuse and between Marital Conflict and Alcohol Abuse. However, there were no significant gender differences between the genders, in all the three variables.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.067/20190702

10.25215/0702.067

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019