Relationships among marital assessment procedures: A correlational study

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Abstract

Examined the relationships among 3 methods for assessing marital adjustment: self-reports of marital satisfaction, spouse reports of pleasing and displeasing behaviors, and trained observers' coding of positive and negative communication behaviors; 27 couples served as Ss. Frequency of pleasing behaviors was the only measure that correlated with global marital satisfaction. Inverse relationships were found between positive and negative scores for 2 of the 3 methods investigated. (3 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

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