International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part N (2015)
Alcoholism and marital adjustment
Dr. K Kavitha Maheswari, U Kanagajothi
Alcoholism is a serious medical disease with signs and symptoms that vary depending on the amount and frequency of consumption. Progressing alcoholism will significantly disrupt the lives of users and their families. In the present study researcher has used the Descriptive Research design to describe the socio-demographic variables and the marital adjustment of the respondents. The universe of the present study consisted of married male alcoholics’ who are under de-addiction treatment at SOCSEAD de-addiction center, Tiruchirappalli, during April to June 2014.The universe of this study in infinite because the universe is not consistent in nature as all the inpatient and outpatients were taken in to the universe of this study. The analysis revealed that a little more than half (51.1 percentage) of the respondents had low level of marital adjustment. Remaining 48.9 percent of the respondents had high level of marital adjustment. It is also revealed that the marital adjustment among the respondents who are frequently consuming alcohol is very poor. There is significant relationship between the respondents’ span of alcoholism and their marital adjustment. Hence longer the duration of alcohol dependency poorer would be the marital adjustment.
How to cite this article:
Dr. K Kavitha Maheswari, U Kanagajothi. Alcoholism and marital adjustment. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(12): 973-976.