The impact of dyadic coping to marriage satisfaction of married couples in Tangerang


  • Soesanto Dermawan Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia
  • Yonathan Aditya Goei Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia
  • Kartika Chandra Kirana Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia


positive dyadic coping, negative dyadic coping, marital satisfaction


Marital satisfaction is one of the important topics in marital research, because marital satisfaction has major influence on marital stability. One factor that affects marital satisfaction is dyadic coping. This study tested the effect of positive and negative dyadic coping on marital satisfaction. Data was gained from 115 couples. Actor-Partner Interdependence Model (APIM) was used to guide the analysis and calculation was done with multiple level regression. The result indicated significance actor effects from both positive dyadic coping and negative dyadic coping on marital satisfaction. However, none of partner effect was found significant.


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Dermawan, S., Goei, Y. A., & Kirana, K. C. (2015). The impact of dyadic coping to marriage satisfaction of married couples in Tangerang. Jurnal Psikologi Ulayat, 2(2), 420–433.



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