Status of Marital Adjustment, Life Satisfaction and Mental Health of Tribal (Santal) and Non-Tribal Peoples in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study

  title={Status of Marital Adjustment, Life Satisfaction and Mental Health of Tribal (Santal) and Non-Tribal Peoples in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study},
  author={Md. Mobarak Hossain and Nur-E-Alam Siddique and Murshida Ferdous Binte Habib},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science},
The present study was conducted to measure the status of marital adjustment, life satisfaction, and mental health of tribal (santal) and non-tribal peoples in Bangladesh. A total of 200 samples were selected randomly from different areas of Naogaon District of Bangladesh. Subjects were equally divided into Santals (100) and Non-tribal (100) which was again subdivided into male and female in equal numbers. In order to collect the information, Dyadic Adjustment Scale (Spanier's, 1976… Expand
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