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Title: Attachment, intimacy and relationship satisfaction among childless married men and women
Authors: Riaz, Maryam
Keywords: demographic variables on gender
, marriage type and family system. Non-probability sampling
M.Phil
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: University of Management and Technology
Abstract: The present investigation is carried to comprehend the connection between attachment, intimacy and relationship satisfaction among childless married men and women and to examine the impact of intimacy on relationship satisfaction as well as on attachment. Also to observe the impact of demographic variables on gender, marriage type and family system. Non-probability sampling technique was used for data collection purpose and data was collected from Lahore and Islamabad. The present study comprises of 53 (25 Male, 28 Female) married individuals who were treatment seeking couples (Naturally childless) age range between 20-35, whose duration of marriage was minimum 3 years, Measurement tools used for assessment were Adult Attachment Scale (Collins & Read 1990), PAIR (Schaefer & Olson, 1981) and Relationship Assessment Scale (Hendrick, 1988). Analysis revealed significant positive relationship between close attachment and perceived recreational intimacy, dependent attachment and expected emotional intimacy. Whereas negative correlation was found between dependent attachment and expected emotional intimacy and expected recreational intimacy, anxious attachment and perceived social intimacy and perceived recreational intimacy. Relationship satisfaction was not found to be associated with any variable. The current study have implications for physicians, psychiatrists, family counsellors and therapists in their treatment process
Description: Supervised by: Sir Ahmed Bilal
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3106
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