Volume 1, Issue 10 (5-2005)                   CPAP 2005, 1(10): 69-78 | Back to browse issues page

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Kajbaf M, Neshatdust H, Khaloei G. A Study of the Relationship between Sensation Seeking and Marital Satisfaction. CPAP. 2005; 1 (10) :69-78
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-223-en.html
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 The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between sensation seeking and: marital satisfaction, gender, education, marital duration and age differences of the couples.

 The subjects were 200 couples who were randomly selected among, Arak city families through a two- stage sampling method.

 The research measurement instruments were: Zuckerman's Sensation Seeking Scale form V, Enrich Marital Satisfaction Questionnaire, and a general questionnaire.

 Results revealed significant negative correlation between sensation seeking and marital satisfaction (r=-0.168, p < 0.01). The correlation between sensation seeking and education (r=0.303) and the correlation between sensation seeking and marital duration was significant (r=-0.158). However correlation between sensation seeking and age difference of the couples was not significant. The results of t- test showed that the differences between sensation seeking scores of males and females (p=0), and also between satisfied and dissatisfied couples were significant (p=0.005).

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