Communication of Military Couples During Deployment and Reunion: Changes, Challenges, Benefits, and Advice

@inproceedings{Knobloch2016CommunicationOM,
  title={Communication of Military Couples During Deployment and Reunion: Changes, Challenges, Benefits, and Advice},
  author={Leanne K. Knobloch and Erin D. Basinger and Erin C. Wehrman and Aaron T. Ebata and Patricia C. McGlaughlin},
  year={2016}
}
ABSTRACTThe emotional cycle of deployment model proposes that military couples face both obstacles and opportunities across the trajectory of deployment. Guided by the model, we seek to address gaps in the literature by investigating how 236 recently reunited service members and at-home partners (N = 118 couples) describe their experiences during deployment and reunion. Results of content analyses revealed a variety of changes to communication during deployment (RQ1), challenges of reunion (RQ2… CONTINUE READING

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