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The quantity and quality of marital interaction related to marital satisfaction a behavioral analysis by Ann Marie Williams

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Written in English


  • Marital psychotherapy.,
  • Interpersonal relations.

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Statementby Ann Marie Williams.
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Paginationx, 187 leaves ;
Number of Pages187
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Open LibraryOL24165623M

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thequantityandqualityofmarital interactionrelatedtomaritalsatisfaction: abehavioralanalysis by annmariewilliams adissertationpresentedtothegraduatecouncil. The Quantity and quality of marital interaction related to marital satisfaction By (Dissertant) Ann Marie Williams, Audrey S. (Thesis advisor) Schumacher, Mark K. (Thesis advisor) Goldstein, Mary H. (Reviewer) McCaulley, Franz R. (Reviewer) Epting, Merle E. (Reviewer) Meyer and Felix M. (Reviewer) Berardo. Although marriage seems to be a highly desirable relationship, statistics indicate that marital satisfaction is not easily achieved. The high rates of divorce bear testimony to this fact. Between one half and two thirds of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. the quality of satisfaction of marriage couple in certain dimension then utilize the lowest level of quality of each dimension to be prioritized for improvement. We emphasize the therapy effort taken to improve the marital satisfaction to be specific addressed to the most dimension needed. It is a useless action if the improvement is.

  Structural equation modeling identified a path model wherein 6 marital interaction processes had a statistically significant influence on marital satisfaction when mediated by 3 latent factors of marital characteristics (love, loyalty, and shared values) and 2 moderating variables (length of marriage and gender of participant). Love in the study of Rosen-Grandon et al. () has an important role as a mediator between interaction in marriage and marital satisfaction. This suggests that love for spouses is an important. Gottman’s theory () states that positive interaction and friendship is the key to marital satisfaction and the prediction of marital stability over time. According to Gottman (), a ratio of positive to negative interactions is necessary for marital stability. Marital Satisfaction Definition Marital satisfaction is a mental state that reflects the perceived benefits and costs of marriage to a particular person. The more costs a marriage partner inflicts on a person, the less satisfied one generally is with the marriage and with the marriage partner. Similarly, the greater the perceived benefits are, the more [ ].

Marital Satisfaction or Is Marital Satisfaction Important to Sex? Top-down and Bottom-up Processing in the Bedroom.” I have examined the final electronic copy of this or thesis for form and content and recommend that it be accepted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a major in Psychology. The book explores the conceptual, methodological, and empirical issues in the study of the child and his or her family. It details how the age-normative and atypical development of the child contributes to the parents' marital quality and to the entire family's interaction patterns across the life-span of both the child and parents. Williams, A. M.: The quantity and quality of marital interaction related to marital satisfaction: A behavioral analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, . quality, and gender. Data for both depression and marital quality were gathered at two time intervals. The results of this model demonstrated that marital quality at Time 1 was a significant predictor of marital quality measured at Time 2; specifically, 58% of the variance in marital quality at Time 2 was accounted for by Time 1.