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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 empirical… Expand
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 mental… Expand
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 acts… Expand
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 marital… Expand
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. A… Expand
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 on… Expand
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 research… Expand
Marital and family processes in depression: A scientific foundation for clinical practice.
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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 Nili… Expand
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. Increased… Expand
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 marital… Expand