Volume 13, Number 2 (June 2015)                   IRJ 2015, 13(2): 23-27 | Back to browse issues page


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Abed A, Asghar Nezhad A, Hatami H. Compatibility and Marital Satisfaction in Disabled Couples Compared to Healthy Ones . IRJ. 2015; 13 (2) :23-27
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-349-en.html

1- Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehan, Iran.
Abstract:   (1233 Views)

Objectives: The aim of current study was the evaluation and comparison of compatibility and marital satisfaction between handicapped couples and healthy ones.

Methods: In this study, 50 handicapped couples and 50 healthy couples were examined with Enrich’s marital satisfaction questionnaire and Bell’s adjustment questionnaire. The data were analyzed, using SPSS 15, correlation tests and ANOVA.

Results: The results showed that there was no significant difference between handicapped and healthy couples in compatibility and marital satisfaction.

Discussion: It is concluded that people who were handicapped before their marriage and those who decided to marry them were suitably aware of the issue, therefore accepting a handicapped person was not so hard. What is important in marital compatibility is accepting a partner.

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Type of Study: Original Research Articles |
Received: 2015/03/10 | Accepted: 2015/05/25 | Published: 2015/06/1

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