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Male Spouses of Women Physicians: Communication, Compromise, and Carving Out Time.

  title={Male Spouses of Women Physicians: Communication, Compromise, and Carving Out Time.},
  author={Carol Isaac and Kara Petrashek and Mary Jo Steiner and Linda Baier Manwell and Angela Byars-Winston and Molly L Carnes},
  journal={Qualitative report},
As the numbers of female physicians continue to grow, fewer medical marriages are comprised of the traditional dyad of male physician and stay-at-home wife. The "two-career family" is an increasingly frequent state for both male and female physicians' families, and dual-doctor marriages are on the rise. This qualitative study explored the contemporary medical marriage from the perspective of male spouses of female physicians. In 2010, we conducted semi-structured, in-depth interviews with nine… 

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