Study On The Effect Of Stress Management And Life Satisfaction On Marital Adjustment Among Couples In Kerala
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 2154-2161
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to find out the impact of stress management and marital adjustment on Life Satisfaction among couples in Kerala. The existing literature regarding stress management, marital adjustment and life satisfaction is to recognize the need to consider contextual factors. The simple random sampling technique was used to select samples from different areas of Thrissur District in Kerala. A sample of the study comprised of 400 couples (n=800) including 400 male and 400 female participants of age group 20 to 60 years. The sample selected for this study from various parts of Thrissur District. Demographic data sheet, stress management Scale, marital adjustment scale and Life Satisfaction Scale were used for data collection. The result of this study indicates that the hypothesis stress management is positively correlated with Life Satisfaction among couples in Kerala. It is also significant at 1% level of significance. As per the hypothesis marital adjustment is positively correlated with life satisfaction among couples in Kerala. It is also significant at 1% level of significance. There is statistically significant difference between gender and the level of life satisfaction. The level of life satisfaction is heterogeneous among couples. The predictors like, stress management and life satisfaction significantly influence the marital adjustment among couples. It implies that the couples whoever has high level of stress management and life satisfaction; they have high level of marital adjustment. Although the predictor variable like life satisfaction is more useful to predict the marital adjustment among couples in this model than the stress management. The analysis proves that the life satisfaction variable had been quite good to predict the marital adjustment among couples.
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