Negative life events, marital interaction, and the longitudinal course of newlywed marriage.

@article{Cohan1997NegativeLE,
  title={Negative life events, marital interaction, and the longitudinal course of newlywed marriage.},
  author={Catherine L. Cohan and Thomas N. Bradbury},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={114-28}
}
Life events and problem-solving behavior were examined relative to longitudinal change in depressive symptoms and marital adjustment over 18 months in 60 newlywed couples. Spouses' problem-solving behavior moderated, but did not mediate, the relationship between life events and adjustment. Some behaviors contributed to spouses being more resilient to life events, and some behaviors made spouses more vulnerable. In particular, wives' anger facilitated their adjustment to major and interpersonal… CONTINUE READING

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