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Dadkhah Z, Younesi J, Bahrami F, Hadian M. Study of Factors of Marriage Motivation among Single people with Andwithout Visual Impairment. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal. 2009; 7 (1) :30-34
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-64-en.html
1- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran.
3- Touhid Counselling Center, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (8318 Views)

Objectives: Talking about needs, it means to consider the reasons of human behavior. Because such behavior starts with one or several needs which will cause to develop different societies according to the degree of civilization, and also social-cultural factors treat differently with blinds, so these different circumstances can create different needs and motivation for them.

Methods: On this basis, in order to measure marriage motivation, a, questionnaire made by researcher using Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which contains 45 questions. The participants consisted of 76 blind (In Isfahan, by using stratified sampling method) and 76 normal. The two groups in respect to age, sex, education level employment and income level were matched.

Results: Statistical analysis of results showed that a significant difference exists in respect and self-sufficient factors of marriage motivation between two groups (P<0.05).

Discussion: With respect to the results, it seems that blind people contrary to relatively deprivation that they face, willing to act upon their own internal values. Therefore any problem in their marriage motivation can be due to their interactions with others.

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Received: 2008/11/10 | Accepted: 2009/02/20 | Published: 2009/04/1

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