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dc.contributor.advisorIdemudia, E.S.
dc.contributor.authorNdlovu, Jody Neo
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-08T13:30:40Z
dc.date.available2015-10-08T13:30:40Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/14701
dc.descriptionThesis (M.Soc.Sc. (Research Psychology) North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, 2013en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study investigated whether (I) socio-demographic factors such as age, gender, race, number of years in marriage. number of children, frequency of marriage. and educational level (2) psychological well-being. and (3) communication will significantly predict marital satisfaction among married people in Gauteng Province and (4) whether married people with alcxithymia do have satisfactory marriages?.Data was collected on married participants who were randomly selected in Gauteng Province. The sample comprised both males 313 (63.1 %) and females 183 (36.9%). participants were above the consenting age of 18 years, with age ranging between 20 to 72 years.The results indicate that communication, alexithymia, and psychological well-being do predict marital satisfaction significant!}. A positive correlation was found between dyadic adjustment and psychological well-being, also between communication and alexithymia.Three hypotheses were accepted, except for the one of demographic factors which was partially accepted since not all of them were found to predict marital satisfaction. except age and sex.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectMarital satisfactionen_US
dc.subjectCommunicationen_US
dc.subjectAlexithymiaen_US
dc.subjectPsychological well-beingen_US
dc.titlePsychosocial predictors of marital satisfaction among married people in Gauteng Province, South Africaen
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.thesistypeMastersen_US
dc.contributor.researchID22337660 - Idemudia, Erhabor Sunday (Supervisor)


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