Psychosocial Factors Of Marital Satisfaction: A Study In Selected Congregations Of The Ho East Presbytery Of E.P Church, Ghana

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ABSTRACT

The aim of this study basically is to find out some psychosocial factors affecting marital satisfaction among married individuals: a descriptive survey design was used. 200 married individuals were sampled from three selected congregations from the east presbytery of the E.P Church Ho; using a purposive sampling method. 98 respondents had premarital counseling and 108 people did not. 114 were males and 86 were female respondents who are married individuals and have been married for at least 1 year with at least a child. The research result tested for five hypotheses the first hypothesis was supported using an independent t-test indicating that those who did not have premarital counseling have higher marital satisfaction than those who had premarital counseling. The second hypothesis was tested using the Pearson (r) correlation and result indicated that there is no positive correlation between parental stress and marital. Testing for the third hypothesis using the independent t- test indicated that there is no significant gender difference in marital satisfaction of respondents. The fourth hypothesis was also not supported indicating a no correlation between self-esteem and marital satisfaction. The final hypothesis was also rejected indicating a no correlation between age at marriage and marital satisfaction. Research was concluded indicating that, premarital counseling, selfesteem, parental stress, gender and marital satisfaction has little or no impact on marital satisfaction.

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APA

Library, T. & DZADEY, G (2021). Psychosocial Factors Of Marital Satisfaction: A Study In Selected Congregations Of The Ho East Presbytery Of E.P Church, Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-factors-of-marital-satisfaction-a-study-in-selected-congregations-of-the-ho-east-presbytery-of-e-p-church-ghana

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Library, The Public Access, and GLORIA DZADEY "Psychosocial Factors Of Marital Satisfaction: A Study In Selected Congregations Of The Ho East Presbytery Of E.P Church, Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 26 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-factors-of-marital-satisfaction-a-study-in-selected-congregations-of-the-ho-east-presbytery-of-e-p-church-ghana. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Library, The Public Access, and GLORIA DZADEY . "Psychosocial Factors Of Marital Satisfaction: A Study In Selected Congregations Of The Ho East Presbytery Of E.P Church, Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 26 May. 2021. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-factors-of-marital-satisfaction-a-study-in-selected-congregations-of-the-ho-east-presbytery-of-e-p-church-ghana >.

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Library, The Public Access and DZADEY, GLORIA . "Psychosocial Factors Of Marital Satisfaction: A Study In Selected Congregations Of The Ho East Presbytery Of E.P Church, Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/psychosocial-factors-of-marital-satisfaction-a-study-in-selected-congregations-of-the-ho-east-presbytery-of-e-p-church-ghana