Five Types of Marriage : An Empirical Typology Based on ENRICH

@inproceedings{Olson2002FiveTO,
  title={Five Types of Marriage : An Empirical Typology Based on ENRICH},
  author={David H. Olson and Blaine J. Fowers},
  year={2002}
}
This study identified five distinct types of married couples from a sample of 6,267 couples, using the marital inventory ENRICH. Profiles were derived using a three-stage cluster analytic procedure, including an exploratory cluster analysis, a replication of the exploratory results, and a crossvalidation. The five-cluster solution was robust. “Vitalized” couples (12%) reported high relationship quality on all dimensions. “Harmonious” Couples (11%) had relatively high relationship quality… CONTINUE READING
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