The effect of religiousness on marital satisfaction: Testing the mediator role of marital problem solving between religiousness and marital satisfaction relationship


Hunler O., Gencoz T.

CONTEMPORARY FAMILY THERAPY, cilt.27, ss.123-136, 2005 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10591-004-1974-1
  • Dergi Adı: CONTEMPORARY FAMILY THERAPY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.123-136

Özet

This study was focused on revealing the effects of religiousness on marital satisfaction, and also to test the mediator role of perceived marital problem solving between religiousness and marital satisfaction relationship in a Turkish sample. Subjects were 92 married couples, or a total of 184 participants. Hierarchical regression analyses indicated that after controlling for the variance accounted for by the control variables, namely duration of marriage, marital style, educational level, hopelessness, and submissive acts; religiousness had a major effect on marital satisfaction, but a mediator role of problem solving was not observed.