The Marriage Checkup: a randomized controlled trial of annual relationship health checkups.

  title={The Marriage Checkup: a randomized controlled trial of annual relationship health checkups.},
  author={James V. C{\'o}rdova and C J Eubanks Fleming and Melinda Ippolito Morrill and Matt Hawrilenko and Julia W. Sollenberger and Amanda G Harp and Tatiana D. Gray and Ellen V Darling and Jonathan M. Blair and Amy E Meade and Karen Wachs},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={82 4},
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the efficacy of the Marriage Checkup (MC) for improving relationship health and intimacy. METHOD Cohabiting married couples (N = 215, Mage women = 44.5 years, men = 47 years, 93.1% Caucasian) recruited from a northeastern U.S. metropolitan area through print and electronic media were randomly assigned to MC treatment or wait-list control. Treatment but not control couples participated in assessment and feedback visits, at the beginning of the study and again 1… CONTINUE READING
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