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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2022, Vol. 17(3) 164-181

A Structural Model of Marriage Adjustment for Married Individuals

Ahmet Kara & Erdi̇ Kulbaş

pp. 164 - 181   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2204-13-0004.R1

Published online: September 01, 2022  |   Number of Views: 173  |  Number of Download: 333


The aim of this research is to test a structural model for married individuals. 215 Turkish married individuals [Agerange = 24-56, AgeMean =35.24, AgeSd = 7.44] determined by using the maximum diversity sampling method, one of the purposeful sampling methods, participated in the research. Data were collected with Scale of Meaning of Marriage (SMM), Marital Satisfaction Scale (MSS) and Marital Adjustment Test (MAT). Data were analysed with Two-Stage Structural Equation Modeling. A bootstrap analysis was performed for the significance of indirect effects. As a result of the analyses, the tested structural model was confirmed and it was determined that marital satisfaction had a full mediator effect between the meaning attributed to marriage and marital adjustment of married individuals.

Keywords: Marriage, marital satisfaction, marital adjustment, meaning of marriage

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APA 6th edition
Kara, A. & Kulbas, E. (2022). A Structural Model of Marriage Adjustment for Married Individuals . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 17(3), 164-181. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2022.461.8

Kara, A. and Kulbas, E. (2022). A Structural Model of Marriage Adjustment for Married Individuals . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 17(3), pp. 164-181.

Chicago 16th edition
Kara, Ahmet and Erdi̇ Kulbas (2022). "A Structural Model of Marriage Adjustment for Married Individuals ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 17 (3):164-181. doi:10.29329/epasr.2022.461.8.

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