Linking questionnaire reports and observer ratings of young couples' hostility and support.

@article{Lorenz2012LinkingQR,
  title={Linking questionnaire reports and observer ratings of young couples' hostility and support.},
  author={Frederick O. Lorenz and Janet Nieuwsma Melby and Rand D. Conger and Florensia F Surjadi},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={316-27}
}
Past studies have correlated observer ratings with questionnaire self- and partner-reports of behaviors in close relationships. However, few studies have actually proposed and tested longitudinal models that link observer ratings to past behaviors and to questionnaire self- and partner-reports of behaviors during an observational task. Using data from a panel of 324 young couples, we demonstrate that (a) observer ratings of hostility and support are significantly related to couple reports of… CONTINUE READING