Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Impact of marital satisfaction, self-esteem, attachment, job satisfaction and spiritual well-being on Korean American pastors and spouses in California
by Yoon, Samuel, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2011, 76; 1499228
Abstract (Summary)

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.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ratanasiripong, Paul
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
Publication Number: 1499228
ISBN: 978-1-124-85282-9
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