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Correlation between Family Function, Self-Differentiation, and Life Satisfaction with Attitude toward Marriage of Veteran's Children
Gh. Abbasi *1, S.S. Hoseyni2
1- Psychology Department, Psychology Faculty, Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran , gh_abbasi@iausari.ac.ir
2- Consulting Department, Faculty of Humanities, Electronic Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Aims: The adverse effects of war have been well proven on the veterans’ children. However, very little research has shown the effect of these adverse effects on marriage and attitude of veteran’s children toward marriage. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between self-differentiation, family function, and life satisfaction with the attitude toward marriage of veterans' children.
Instruments and Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study, 300 veterans' children were selected from different units of foundation of martyrs and veterans affairs of Qaem Shahr in 2018. The statistical population of this research included all the veterans’ children in Qaem Shahr in the mentioned year. The subjects were selected by convenience sampling method. The data were collected, using attitude toward marriage scale, self-differentiation inventory, family assessment device, and life satisfaction scale. The data were analyzed by SPSS 21, using Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis tests.
Findings: There was a negative and significant relation between family function and attitude toward marriage (r=-0.30), and there was a positive and significant relationship between attitude toward marriage with self-differentiation (r=0.25) and life satisfaction (r=0.23). 30% of the variance in attitude toward marriage resulted from family functioning, self-differentiation subscales including I-position, emotional reactivity, and life satisfaction (p<0.05). Also, among the variables of the research, family function had the most role in predicting attitude towards marriage of veterans’ children.
Conclusion: family function, self-differentiation, and life satisfaction can play an important role in predicting attitude toward marriage of veterans' children.

Keywords: Family, Self-Differentiation, Life Satisfaction, Attitude toward Marriage, Veteran, Children
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: War/Accident Related Injuries and its Complications
Received: 2018/06/2 | Accepted: 2018/10/9 | Published: 2019/03/12
* Corresponding Author Address: Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, 7Kilometer of Sea Road, Sari, Mazandaran, Iran. Postal Code: 4816119318
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