Volume 1, Number 22 (5-2007)                   CPAP 2007, 1(22): 59-69 | Back to browse issues page


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Karaminia R, Adib M, Amiri M, Salimi S, Mirzamani S, Hashemiyan K. Comparing the Psychological Profile of Emplyee Wives with Husbands Suffering from Spinal Cord Injuries with Those with Non-Husbands problems. CPAP. 2007; 1 (22) :59-69
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-282-en.html

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   The main aim of the present research is to compare the psychological profile of the employee wives with husbands' suffering from spinal cord injuries with those with non-husbands' problems. The experimental group included 45 employee wives selected from the main population of married men who had spinal cord injuires during the war (n= 57). The control group comprised 45 woman employees whose husbands had no psychological problems. All subjects were requested to fill in the MMPI as well as a demographic form. The two groups were matched on age, educational levels, job, income, length of marriage and work. Data were analyzed by t test and the results revealed significant differences betweent the two groups on psychological profiles. In conclusion, the study showed that the wives of the experimental group suffered from a wide range of psychological problems such as depression, psychosomatic complaints, overload stress and tension, aggression, lack of security feeling, and emotional conflicts more than the control group did.

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