Contemporary Family Therapy

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 485–495 | Cite as

Profiling Marital Satisfaction among Graduate Students: an Analysis of the Perceptions of Masters and Doctoral-Students

  • Joshua M. Gold
Original Paper


This study investigated marital satisfaction among graduate students. Using the Marital Satisfaction Inventory-R (MSI-R), 65 graduate students were surveyed. The results revealed multiple common areas of marital concern based on degree program of the student. These findings offer implications for psycho-educational and responsive interventions for clinicians working with this population.


Marital satisfaction Marital assessment Marital Satisfaction Inventory-R Graduate student marriages 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational StudiesUniversity of South CarolinaColumbiaUSA

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