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Valizadeh F, Heshmat F, Keramat A. The Correlation between Internet Dependence and Marital Satisfaction among Married Staff of the Shahroud University of Medical Sciences: An Original Research. fpcej. 2021; 6 (2) :1-10
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1- Phd Candidate in Reproductive health, Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery,Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud,Iran
2- Msc of Midwifery, Medical and Health Care Center Isfahan University Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
3- Ph.D. in Reproductive health department,School of Nursing and Midwifery Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud,Iran , keamat1@yahoo.com
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Marital satisfaction means facilitating growth and excellence and life satisfaction. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between internet dependence and marital satisfaction in employees of the Shahroud University of Medical Sciences. This cross-sectional descriptive-analytical study was performed on the staff of Shahroud University of Medical Sciences، data were collected by completing questionnaires including demographic characteristics and Young‘s internet dependence (Young, 1998) and Enrich's marital satisfaction (Olson,1987). Using descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient and regression were analysed. The mean score of marital satisfaction and internet-dependent in the staff of Shahroud University of Medical Sciences was 127.8±32, 65.46±10.37 respectively. The mean of Internet dependence in men staff is higher than women staff and the mean of marital satisfaction is higher in female employees than male employees. Internet dependence has a negative and statistically significant association with marital satisfaction (r = -0.641, p. value <0.01) also regression analysis showed 41% of the marital satisfaction changes were explained and predicted by Internet-dependent. Politicians and planners of the country are suggested to prioritize programs to create a cultural infrastructure, institutionalize and training the authorized and optimal use of this technology, enriching couple relationships training and counseling before and after marriage, due to the increasing marital satisfaction and reduction emotional divorces.
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