Volume 21, Issue 70 (12-2020)                   Zanko J Med Sci 2020, 21(70): 32-41 | Back to browse issues page

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Yousefi F, rostami C, moradi M. Surveying the relationship between criteria for marriage and marital satisfaction among clients of marriage counseling center in Kamyaran city, 2016-2017. Zanko J Med Sci. 2020; 21 (70) :32-41
URL: http://zanko.muk.ac.ir/article-1-487-en.html
Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (349 Views)
Background and Aim: Marriage is the first emotional and legal treaty in our lives. Choosing a spouse is one of the most important decisions we make in our lives. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between matrimonial criteria and marital satisfaction among clients referring to the marriage counseling center of Kamyaran city in 2016-2017.
Materials and Methods: This is a case-control study. The study population included all couples referring to marriage counseling center of Kamyaran city in the first quarter of 2016 who were selected using available sampling method. The participants were given the Preference Criteria of Spouse Se‎lection Inventory (PCSSI) (during and one year after marriage) along with the Enrich Marital Satisfaction Scale. Data were analyzed using T-test and Pearson correlation coefficient
Results: The results showed that the mean score of content criteria for choosing a spouse was significantly higher after marriage compared to before marriage. Also, there was a significant relationship between marital satisfaction with process criteria (P = 0.028 and r = 0.28).
Conclusion: Based on the results and considering the importance of choosing a spouse, it is necessary to hold workshops and conferences on premarital education for young people in order to distinguish interests and clarify as much as possible the important criteria for choosing a partner in the hope of reducing divorce and forming healthy families.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/10/13 | Accepted: 2020/08/10 | ePublished: 2020/12/30

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