MENTAL HEALTH AND MARITAL ADJUSTMENT OF WORKING AND NON-WORKING MARRIED WOMEN

Kiran Sahu, Dheerja Singh

Abstract


Mental health is that behaviour, perception and feeling which determines a person’s overall level of personal effectiveness, success, happiness and excellence of functioning. It depends on the development and retention of goals that are neither to high not low to permit realistic successful maintenance of belief in one’s self as worthy, effective human being and Marital adjustment is the state in which there is an overall feeling in husband and wife of happiness and satisfaction with their marriage and with each other. The aim of the present study is to find out the level of Mental Health and Marital Adjustment among working and non-working Married Women. Further to find out difference between working and non-working married women regarding mental health and marital adjustment. For this purpose 200 women (100 working and 100 non-working) were selected. To measure Mental health Pramod Kumar’s Mental health Inventory(6)and to measure Marital adjustment O.P. Mishra and S.K. Srivastava’s Marital adjustment Inventory (8 ) were used in the present study; result indicated that both working and non-working women have higher level of Mental health and Marital adjustment. No significant differences are found in Mental health as well as in Marital adjustment of working and non-working married women.

Keywords


Mental Health, Marital Adjustment, working and Non-working Married Women.

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