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1- M. A.in Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz , saify.yavar@gmail.com
2- Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz
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This study aimed to investigate the psychological hardiness as the role of mediator in the relationship between spiritual well-being and marital satisfaction. This study considers spiritual well-being as an exogenous variable, and dimensions of psychological hardiness as mediator variables, and marital satisfaction as an endogenous variable. Participants in this study were 300 marital students of Shiraz University and Shiraz medical sciences dormitories selected by cluster sampling method. Also participants responded spiritual well-being scale Paloutzian & Ellison (1982), Hudson Index of Martial Satisfaction (IMS) (1992) and Ahvaz Hardiness Scale (1999).The method of research was correlation and path analysis was used to analyze the data. The results showed that the Spiritual well-being has positive effect on the psychological hardiness (β=0.68, p=0.004) and the psychological hardiness has a positive effect on the martial satisfaction (β=0.22, p=0.02). Also, it was found that the psychological hardiness played significant mediator role between spiritual well-being and the martial satisfaction (β=0.82, p= 0.03). According to these findings, it can be concluded that if persons increase and enhance the spiritual well-being, it will reinforce principles and strategies of marital satisfaction and enhance satisfaction of their life.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/01/19 | Accepted: 2019/10/5 | Published: 2020/02/23

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