Marital adjustment and mental health of working women in India
Dr. Kumari Manisha Gupta
The present research was taken up with broad objective to study the marital adjustment and mental health of nurses of private hospitals, Samastipur District, Bihar. The sample comprised of 100 working nurses of private hospitals. It was seen that nurses of private hospitals, autonomy was positively correlated with family adjustment, positive self-evaluation and financial adjustment. On the other side, perception of reality was negatively correlated with recreational adjustment and role distribution. A significant interactive effect of job, was found on marital adjustment, mental health of nurses of private hospitals. A total of 100 working women were selected from private hospitals. Self-made questionnaire for the assessment of mental health was used in the present research. Research revealed that marital status has significant impact on the mental health of working women. The multifaceted stress of married working women with responsibilities at various arenas may be the reason for their weaker mental health.