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Research on the Nature and Determinants of Marital Satisfaction: A Decade in Review
Scientific study of marital satisfaction attracted widespread attention in the 1990s from scholars representing diverse orientations and goals. This article highlights key conceptual and empiricalExpand
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Marriage in the New Millennium: A Decade in Review
This review focuses on broad themes characterizing marital research in the past decade. In addition to continuing themes, such as a focus on conflict, violence, and impact on physical and mentalExpand
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Forgiveness in Marriage: Implications for Psychological Aggression and Constructive Communication
Two studies examined whether forgiveness in married couples predicted partner reports of psychological aggression and constructive communication. Study 1 found that forgiveness of hypothetical actsExpand
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Prospective Effects of Marital Satisfaction on Depressive Symptoms in Established Marriages: A Dyadic Model
Much evidence suggests that marital discord is related to depressive symptoms in married couples. In the present research, potential sex-related differences in the prospective effect of maritalExpand
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Transformative processes in marriage: An analysis of emerging trends.
The study of conflict has dominated psychological research on marriage. This article documents its move from center stage, outlining how a broader canvas accommodates a richer picture of marriage. AExpand
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Marital Satisfaction and Depression: Different Causal Relationships for Men and Women?
A sample of 150 recently married couples provided data egarding marital satisfaction and depressive symptoms Approximatey 18 months later, 116 of these couples provided complete information onExpand
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Depression and Excessive Reassurance-Seeking
This article describes a program of research on excessive reassurance-seeking and its relation to depression. Relevant theory, central predictions, and empirical work are summarized, and the researchExpand
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Marital and family processes in depression: A scientific foundation for clinical practice.
The Association Between Depression and Marital Dissatisfaction, Mark A. Whisman Not Agent Blue - Effects of Marital Functioning on Depression and Implications for Treatment, James C. Coyne and NiliExpand
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Of Memes and Marriage: Toward a Positive Relationship Science
Marital and family research has tended to focus on distressed relationships. Reasons for this focus are documented before keys to establishing a positive relationship science are outlined. IncreasedExpand
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Depression in Marriage: A Model for Etiology and Treatment
By utilizing a marital discord model of depression, therapists can tap the power of the marital relationship to promote growth and healing rather than work against the powerful forces of the maritalExpand
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