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| Published: September 25, 2016

The Study of Mental Health and Marital Adjustment of Single and Dual Employee Married Couples

Gaikwad Santosh Bhikaji

Assistant Professor & Head Department Of Psychology, Radhabai Kale Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Ahmednagar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Shashikant Hari Khalane

Head Department of Psychology, Z. B. Patil College, Deopur-Dhule. (MS) India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.165/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.165

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Aim: According to the world health organization, health means the person is not only free from any physical and psychological illness but (s)he should be fit socially too as well as no health without mental health. The present study aimed to investigate the level and difference of mental health and marital adjustment among single and dual employee married couples. Methods: This study was done on 300 married couples (150 single and 150 dual employees) through random sampling technique. Mithila Mental Health Status Inventory and Marriage Adjustment Inventory were used to collect data. Data were analyzed by using Mean, S.D, t-test and Pearson Correlation. Results: Result proves it no significant difference on mental health’s areas of egocentrism, alienation, and emotional un-stability but a significant difference in expression and social nonconformity, among single and dual employee married couples. Single employee married couple would have better marital adjustment than dual employee married couple. High-level positive correlation between mental health and marital adjustment among single and double employee married couples.

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Gaikwad Santosh Bhikaji @ sbmgaikwad@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.165/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.165

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016

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