What Predicts Divorce?: The Relationship Between Marital Processes and Marital Outcomes / Edition 1

What Predicts Divorce?: The Relationship Between Marital Processes and Marital Outcomes / Edition 1

by John Mordechai Gottman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805814027

ISBN-13: 9780805814026

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book details years of research involving questionnaires and observations of married couples in pursuit of the determinants of both marital happiness and divorce. It will be of interest to family and clinical psychologists and methodologists.
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This book details years of research involving questionnaires and observations of married couples in pursuit of the determinants of both marital happiness and divorce. It will be of interest to family and clinical psychologists and methodologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805814026
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. What Makes Some Marriages Magical and Some Miserable? Raising the Questions. Terman's Question: What Makes for Marital Happiness? The View From Observational Methods. Longitudinal Change in Marital Happiness: Observing Physiology as Well as Marital Interaction. Marital Processes That Predict Dissolution. In What Sense Are Regulated Couples Regulated? Is Conflict Avoidance Dysfunctional? Conflict Avoidance and the Behavior of the Listener: Toward a Typology of Marriage. There Are Two Types of Conflict Engagers. A Balance Theory of Marriage. There Are Two Types of Nonregulated Couples. Male Withdrawal From Marital Conflict. Replication and Extension. Physiology During Marital Interaction. Toward a Comprehensive Theory of Marital Stability. Eight-Year Longitudinal Follow-Up Study. Recommendations for a Stable Marriage. Epilogue. Appendix: The Observational Coding Systems.

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