Psychology and the study of marital processes.

  title={Psychology and the study of marital processes.},
  author={John Mordechai Gottman},
  journal={Annual review of psychology},
The divorce rate in the United States is extremely high. It is estimated that between 50% and 67% of first marriages end in divorce. For second marriages, failure rates are even higher. There are strong negative consequences to separation and divorce on the mental and physical health of both spouses, including increased risk for psychopathology, increased rates of automobile accidents, and increased incidence of physical illness, suicide, violence, homicide, significant immunosuppression, and… CONTINUE READING
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