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Effect of Parents'marital Satisfaction on the Mental Health of Children in Nuclear Families


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1 Department of Psychology, S.P.W. Degree & P.G. College, Tirupati, A.P, India
     

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A study was carried out on 90 students (8th, 9th & 10th class) and their parents to find out the effect of parents' marital satisfaction on the mental health of their children. Marital satisfaction of the parents' was assessed using "Marital Satisfaction Scale" developed by Prathyusha (1987) and Mental Health status of the children was assessed using "Mental Health Inventory" developed by Thorpe and Clark (1959). Results revealed that marital satisfaction of parents significantly affects the mental health status of their children. Children from nuclear families of parents with high marital satisfaction are mentally healthier than the children of parents with low marital satisfaction.

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Parents' Marital Satisfaction, Mental Health, Children.
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N. Munirajamma
Department of Psychology, S.P.W. Degree & P.G. College, Tirupati, A.P, India

Abstract


A study was carried out on 90 students (8th, 9th & 10th class) and their parents to find out the effect of parents' marital satisfaction on the mental health of their children. Marital satisfaction of the parents' was assessed using "Marital Satisfaction Scale" developed by Prathyusha (1987) and Mental Health status of the children was assessed using "Mental Health Inventory" developed by Thorpe and Clark (1959). Results revealed that marital satisfaction of parents significantly affects the mental health status of their children. Children from nuclear families of parents with high marital satisfaction are mentally healthier than the children of parents with low marital satisfaction.

Keywords


Parents' Marital Satisfaction, Mental Health, Children.