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Marital Adjustment, Depression and Stress in Late Married Working Women


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1 Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., India
     

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The study was an attempt to explore the effect of 'Late Marriage' on marital adjustment, depression and stress among in married working women. Sample was consisted of 45 married working women, who were randomly selected from various professions. The selected subjects were randomly assigned to three groups according to their age at the time of marriage, i.e., early married; middle aged married and late married working women. A between groups experimental design was employed in the research. Obtained Results indicated that the late married working women (married after 32 years of age) were found to be showing significantly higher depression and poor marital adjustment as compared to other two groups.

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Working Women, Late Marriage, Depression, Marital Adjustment, and Stress.
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Vibha Chaudhary
Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., India
Sanjay Kumar
Department of Psychology, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., India

Abstract


The study was an attempt to explore the effect of 'Late Marriage' on marital adjustment, depression and stress among in married working women. Sample was consisted of 45 married working women, who were randomly selected from various professions. The selected subjects were randomly assigned to three groups according to their age at the time of marriage, i.e., early married; middle aged married and late married working women. A between groups experimental design was employed in the research. Obtained Results indicated that the late married working women (married after 32 years of age) were found to be showing significantly higher depression and poor marital adjustment as compared to other two groups.

Keywords


Working Women, Late Marriage, Depression, Marital Adjustment, and Stress.