Effects on Marriage of a Psycho-Communicative-Educational Intervention With Couples Undergoing the Transition to Parenthood, Evaluation at 1-Year Post Intervention

@article{Shapiro2005EffectsOM,
  title={Effects on Marriage of a Psycho-Communicative-Educational Intervention With Couples Undergoing the Transition to Parenthood, Evaluation at 1-Year Post Intervention},
  author={A. F. Shapiro and J. Gottman},
  journal={Journal of Family Communication},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={1 - 24}
}
This article reports the results on marriages of a randomized clinical trial for couples experiencing the transition to parenthood. In addition to a control group, there was 1 intervention, a psycho-communicative-educational 2-day couples’ workshop. The outcome measures were marital quality, postpartum depression, and expressed hostile affect (assessed using an observational coding of marital conflict discussions videotaped in couples’homes). Data were collected at 3 time points: before the… Expand
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