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The Effect of Job Orientation and Job Stress on Marital Adjustment among Guilan Office of Education Staff

DOI: 10.4236/sm.2018.82006, PP. 83-94

Keywords: Marital Adjustment, Life Orientation, Job Stress

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Family is a social unit, an organization, a group and also a small society that, in sociologists’ view, is the first structured unit in a social system. A healthy society requires a healthy family and marital adjustment is one of its requirements. On this basis, this study aimed to identify the effect of job orientation and job stress on marital adjustment among Guilan Office of Education staff. Statistical population of this study was Guilan Office of Education staff in 2015 that 100 people were selected with random sampling method. Results: this study showed that there is a significant relationship between life orientation and job stress with marital adjustment. Also, life orientation and job stress could predict 21% of variances in marital adjustment. Conclusion: according to these findings it can be said that higher optimism in life and less job stress lead to higher marital adjustment among couples.

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