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Predicting Marital Conflicts Based on Emotional Ataxia with the Intermediary Variable of Couples' Psychological Toughness

Aim: The purpose of the present study was to predict marital conflicts based on emotional ataxia with the intermediary variable of couples' psychological toughness. Method: The method of this research is descriptive and correlational. The statistical population of the research was all the couples in Shiraz city. In this research, the sample size according to the instructions of Bentler and Bonnet (1980) is 15 people for each variable, considering that the selected samples were 331 people, of which 31 people dropped out, and finally 300 people were selected through lottery using the sample method. were randomly selected. In this research, in order to collect information, Sanai Zaker Marital Conflicts Questionnaire (2007), Toronto Emotional Dyslexia Scale (1994) and Kobasa and Madi's Stubbornness Questionnaire (1982) were used. Pearson's correlation coefficient and stepwise regression analysis were used to analyze the data. Results: The results showed that there is a significant relationship between the score of marital conflict dimensions and emotional dyslexia (p=0.001); Also, there is a significant relationship between the score of dimensions of marital conflicts with the mediation of psychological toughness (p=0.001); The results of step-by-step regression analysis showed that marital conflicts can be predicted through the dimensions of emotional ataxia and the mediation of psychological toughness (p=0.001, β=0.46). Conclusion: The results of the present study indicate the importance of emotional intransigence and psychological toughness in predicting marital satisfaction, so it can be said that couples who have less psychological toughness experience higher marital conflicts.

Marital Conflicts, Emotional Dyslexia, Psychological Toughness

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Ali Mohammad Rezaie, Mohammad Amin Keshavarzi. (2023). Predicting Marital Conflicts Based on Emotional Ataxia with the Intermediary Variable of Couples' Psychological Toughness. Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, 12(5), 67-74.

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Ali Mohammad Rezaie; Mohammad Amin Keshavarzi. Predicting Marital Conflicts Based on Emotional Ataxia with the Intermediary Variable of Couples' Psychological Toughness. Psychol. Behav. Sci. 2023, 12(5), 67-74. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20231205.11

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Ali Mohammad Rezaie, Mohammad Amin Keshavarzi. Predicting Marital Conflicts Based on Emotional Ataxia with the Intermediary Variable of Couples' Psychological Toughness. Psychol Behav Sci. 2023;12(5):67-74. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20231205.11

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