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The Relationship Between Attachment Styles and Lifestyle With Marital Satisfaction

Korosh Mohammadi 1 , Abdolvahab Samavi 1 and Zahra Ghazavi 1 , *
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1 Department of Psychology and Consoling, Faculty of Human Science, University of Hormozgan, Bandar Abbas, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: April 01, 2016, 18 (4); e23839
  • Published Online: January 16, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 7, 2014
  • Revised: October 25, 2014
  • Accepted: November 15, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.23839

To Cite: Mohammadi K, Samavi A, Ghazavi Z. The Relationship Between Attachment Styles and Lifestyle With Marital Satisfaction, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(4):e23839. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.23839.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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