Attachment styles and marital adjustment of Turkish married individuals

Ozmen O., ATİK G.

World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance (WCPCG 2010), Antalya, Turkey, 22 - 25 April 2010, vol.5, pp.367-371 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 5
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.106
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.367-371
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of the study was to investigate the role of adult attachment styles and gender in predicting marital adjustment of married individuals. Measures of adult attachment and marital adjustment were administered to 204 ( 134 female, 70 male) married people. Using multiple linear regression analysis, it was found that avoidance and gender were significant predictors of marital adjustment. The findings were discussed in the light of literature. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.