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A survey on relationship between personality characteristics and marital satisfaction
Ata Shakerian 1, Adel Fatemi Dr2, Mokhtar Farhadian Dr3
1- Instructor Islamic Azad University of Sanandaj Branch , shakerian1345@yahoo.com
2- Assistant Professor Islamic Azad University of Sanandaj Branch
3- Islamic Azad University of Sanandaj Branch
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َABSTRACT Background and Aim: Personality traits are the fundamental factors that can influence the quality of couples’ relationships. Several studies have indicated that marital satisfaction has been affected deeply by couples’ personality traits. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between personality traits of the five factor model and marital satisfaction. Material and Methods: Using descriptive-correlation method, 240 married students were selected randomly from Islamic Azad University in Sanandaj. Data were collected by using NEO-five factor criteria, marital satisfaction questionnaire, and a researcher made questionnaire and were analyzed by means of descriptive and inferential statistical tests such as correlation and multiple linear regression. Results: The results of this study showed a significant negative correlation between neuroticism and marital satisfaction, and a significant positive correlation between extroversion, conscientiousness, agreeability with marital satisfaction. Conclusion: Couples’ personality traits are significant determinants predicting marital satisfaction. Key words: Marital satisfaction, Five- factor personality model, Neuroticism, Extroversion, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness, and Openness. Conflict of Interest: Nill Received: Dec 20, 2010 Accepted: March 8, 2011
Keywords: Marital satisfaction, Five- factor personality model, Neuroticism, Extroversion, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness, and Openness.
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Received: 2011/05/10
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Volume 16, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2011) Back to browse issues page
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مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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