The Relationship between Sensation Seeking and Marital Satisfaction among WomenDownload PDF
This study tried to investigate the relationship between Sensation Seeking and Marital Satisfaction of women in Kuhdasht City in Iran, and from all of women, 50 women were randomly selected. The Marital Satisfaction Scale Olson et al (1987) and Zuckerman Sensation Seeking Scale (1978) were used as a research tool for collection of data. The research design was ‘r’ Correlation Pearson. For data analysis, descriptive statistics such as the Mean and Standard Deviation were used. The results showed that the first hypothesis which was there is a significant relationship between Sensation Seeking and Marital Satisfaction for women was confirmed. According to this finding, the second hypothesis, that there is relationship between Duration of Marriage and Marital Satisfaction at p<0/005 was rejected and the third hypothesis, that there is a relationship between Economic Situation and Marital Satisfaction at p<0/005 was also rejected. Finally the fourth hypothesis, that there is a relationship between Education Level and Marital Satisfaction at p<0/005 was rejected.
Keywords: Sensation Seeking, Marital Satisfaction, Women