The purpose of this study was to assess the variables that contribute to marital satisfaction among Korean American pastors and spouses in California. These variables include self-esteem, attachment, job satisfaction, and spiritual well-being. This study also address how attachment, self-esteem, job satisfaction, and spiritual well-being impact each other for both the pastors and spouses. There were 51 married participants who completed the survey with 22 identifiable married couples. The web-based surveys were based off previously used instruments with high reliability and validity. The key findings in this study suggested that self-esteem and spiritual well-being play an important role for both Korean American pastor and spouse's attachment styles and job satisfaction. Implications for Korean American pastors and mental health professions are discussed.
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 50/01M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Clerical studies, Asian American Studies, Clinical psychology, Individual & family studies|
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