Lok Nath Singh's scientific contributions

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This study was carried out to establish the construct, convergent and predictive validity of Hindi version of Marital Communication Inventory (MCI) in Indian cultural settings. For this purpose three hundred married couples with at least graduation qualification were sampled from Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh following a multistage sampling proced...
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The present study aimed to elucidate the psychometric properties, factorial structure, and predictive validity of Hindi version of Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale in Indian cultural milieu. A total of 300 couples, 21 to 75 years old (300 husbands and 300 wives) were, conveniently sampled from Chowk and adjoining areas of Varanasi city of Uttar Pr...
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The present study aimed to elucidate the psychometric properties, factorial structure, and predictive validity of Hindi version of Kansas Marital Satisfaction Scale in Indian cultural milieu. A total of 21 to 75 years old 300 couples (300 husbands and 300 wives), conveniently sampled from Chowk and adjoining areas of Varanasi city of Uttar Pradesh,...
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This study was designed to establish the construct, convergent and predictive validity (gender and age differences) of Hindi version of Dyadic Adjustment Scale in Indian cultural milieu. For the purpose three hundred 21 to 75 years old married couples (300 husbands and 300 wives) with at least graduation qualification were sampled from Chowk and ad...
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The Positive Metacognitions and Meta-emotions Questionnaire (PMCEQ) developed by Beer and Moneta (2010) measures adaptive metacognitive beliefs when facing challenging situations. The cultural adaptation of Hindi version of PMCEQ was conducted in 17 to 75 years old (n = 838) Hindi speaking men and women participants of Varanasi city of Uttar Prades...
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Emotions play key role in families functioning and mantalUfe. Thus, emotional maturity may be considered a basis in marital adjustment and a happy marital life. As such, the present study is an attempt to understand the relationship between marital adjustment and emotional maturity in Indian cultural context. For this purpose hundred (100) couples...
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Parental rearing behavior is a significant etiological factor in a vulnerability model of psychopathology and connected to child's psycho-social development and social problems. As such, the present study aimed to investigate the relationship between perceived parenting rearing styles and marital satisfaction in adult Indian married couples. Theref...
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Parental rearing behavior is a significant etiological factor in a vulnerability model of psychopathology and connected to child' psycho-social development and social problems as such, the present study aimed to investigate the relationship between perceived parenting rearing styles and satisfaction with life in adult Indian married couples. Theref...

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... Measures: A survey questionnaire was prepared for this study. The questionnaire comprised following scales:  Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS-H; Rani et al., 2019): The Hindi version of Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS-H) is based on DAS originally developed by Spanier (1976), consists of 17 items which yields scores on three subscales: (i) Dyadic consensus (DC; the degree to which the couple agree on matters of importance to relationship), (ii) Dyadic cohesion (DCH; the degree to which the couple engages in activities together), and (iii) Dyadic satisfaction (DS; the degree to which the couple is satisfied with the present state of relationship and is committed to its continuance). Spanier (1976) reported fairly high Cronbach"s alpha coefficients ranging from 0.73 to 0.96. ...
... shows the adaptive use of goals that is supposedly necessary for switching from object mode to metacognitive mode. Recently, Jaiswal et al. (2017) successfully adapted the PMCEQ in Hindi language, the PMCEQ-H is a standardized and validated scale in Indian cultural setting, and it provided the evidence of association of adaptive metacognitions and meta-emotions with stress coping, perceived stress and psychological well-being. ...
... A better DA is observed in a greater tendency to function as a team, which requires cognitive, emotional, and social maturity, as well as altruism on both sides to accommodate the other's satisfaction over an exclusive focus on the individual (Kendrick and Drentea, 2016;Rani et al., 2017;Rao, 2017). Therefore, it requires a commitment toward the partner and the relationship that generates cohesion, and a search for agreement on shared issues that allows for good communication, consensual decisions, and effective conflict management (Kendrick and Drentea, 2016). ...