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Developing a marital satisfaction model for Iranian couples

Madanian, Latifehossadat and Syed Mansor, Syed Mohamed Shafeq Developing a marital satisfaction model for Iranian couples. journal of edupres, 1 . pp. 9-14.

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Abstract

The main aim of this study is to develop a marital satisfaction model amongst Iranian couples. For purpose of this study, mixed method approach was selected in order to utilizing the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative research. For implementing qualitative part of research 10 Iranian couples will be selected based on purposive sampling. After reviewing literature, maximum variation sampling was selected, because this method enables researcher to collect data to describe and explain the key themes that can be observed. Participants are selected among Iranian couples with first marriage, more than seven years marital experience, with varies education and income level. For implementing qualitative part of research, grounded theory will be used for analyzing data gathered by interview. For implementing quantitative part of the research, Iranian couple respondents will be requested to fill in , Marital Satisfaction Inventory (MSI,1997) to get the most suitable marital satisfaction(MS) factors among the Iranian couples. Next, by utilizing SPSS model, these suitable items will be selected for Iranian couples context. Lastly, by triangulation data, a model for Iranian context will be developed. This model will provide a framework for understanding significant factors for Iranian couples. At the end, by using findings from this research design, some recommendations can be made for offering to counselors in Iranian counseling centers and authorities related to marriage field. Keywords: Marital Satisfaction, grounded theory, Purposive sampling

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:14966
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:19 Sep 2011 02:17
Last Modified:19 Sep 2011 02:17

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