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Bahmani Makvandzadeh P, Koraei A, Alavi S Z, Hashemi S E. Evaluating the Model of Direct and Indirect Effects of Origin Family Function and Perception of Parents' Marriage on Depression and Marital Quality in Women: The Mediating Role of Emotional Maturity. RBS 2022; 19 (4) :671-685
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1- Department of Counseling, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.
2- Department of Counseling, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran. , m.koraei@gmail.com
3- Department of Psychology, Susangerd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Susangerd, Iran.
4- Psychology Department, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran.
Abstract:   (1676 Views)
Aim and Background: Given that the family is the most important social institution, many variables may affect marital relationships and its quality. Recognition of these factors can be effective in improving and improving the quality of this institution.
Methods and Materials: The present study is a correlational study of path analysis. The statistical population of the study includes all married women with diploma degree and higher degree Ahvaz in 2022. From this statistical population, 340 people were selected as a sample by available sampling method. In this study, to collect data from Norton Marital Relationship Quality Scale (MRQS), Beck Short Depression Inventory (BDI-13), Hovestedt et al.'s Family Scale (FOS), Alder et al.'s Perception of Parents' Marriage Questionnaire (PPMQ) and Singh and Bahargawa Emotional Maturity Scale (EMS) were used. In the present study, the proposed model was evaluated using the path analysis method and the bootstrap method software (AMOS-24) was used to test indirect relationships.
Findings: The findings of this study showed that both indirect pathways of the function of the family of Origen on depression and marital quality were confirmed through emotional maturity at a significance level of less than 0.05. But the two indirect paths of the effect of perception of parents' marriage on depression and marital quality through emotional maturity were significantly greater than 0.05, so they are not confirmed.
Conclusions: The results showed that the direct pathways of the family of origin to emotional maturity, the function of the family of origin and depression, the function of the family of origin to marital quality, emotional maturity and depression, emotional maturity to marital quality and perception of parents' Marriage to marital quality were statistically significant. Therefore, it is necessary for family therapy and couple therapy specialists to pay attention to predictor variables and their effect on improving marital relations and family institution.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: General
Received: 2022/02/21 | Accepted: 2022/04/19 | Published: 2022/04/19

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