Marital Dyads

  • Gary Birchler
  • Cristina Magana
  • William Fals-Stewart

Abstract

Since the last edition of this book was published, the institution of marriage has remained in a state of significant distress and yet, simultaneously, there has been an impressive pro-marriage effort underway in the United States and in many other countries of the world.

Keywords

Marital Conflict Marital Quality Premature Ejaculation Couple Therapy Ethnic Factor 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Amato, P. R., & Booth, A. (1997). A generation at risk. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Amato, P. R., & DeBoer, D. D. (2001). The transmission of marital instability across generations: Relationship skills or commitment to marriage? Journal of Marriage & the Family, 63, 1038–1051.Google Scholar
  2. American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders ( 4th ed. ). Washington, DC: Author.Google Scholar
  3. Basco, M. A., Birchler, G. R., Kalal, B., Talbott, R., & Slater, M. A. (1991). The clinician rating of adult communication (CRAC): A clinician’s guide to the assessment of interpersonal communication skill. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 47, 368–380.Google Scholar
  4. Baucom, D. H., & Epstein, N. (1990). Cognitive—behavioral marital therapy. New York: Brunner/Mazel.Google Scholar
  5. Baucom, D. H., Epstein, N., Daiuto, A. D., Carels, R. A., Rankin, L. A., & Burnett, C. K. (1996a). Cognitions in marriage: The relationship between standards and attributions. Journal of Family Psychology, 10, 209–222.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Baucom, D. H., Epstein, N., Rankin, L. A., & Burnett, C. K. (1996b). Assessing relationship standards: The Inventory of Specific Relationship Standards. Journal of Family Psychology, 10, 72–88.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Baucom, D. H., Shoham, V., Mueser, K., Daiuto, A. D., & Stickle, T. R. (1998). Empirically supported couple and family interventions for marital distress and adult mental health problems. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 66, 53–88.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Baumeister, R. F., & Bratlaysky, E. (1999). Passion, intimacy, and time: Passionate love as a function of change in intimacy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 3, 49–67.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Beck, A. T., Ward, C. H., Mendelsohn, M., Mock, J., & Erbaugh, J. (1961). An inventory for measuring depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 4, 561–571.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Birchler, G. R. (1983). Marital dysfunction. In M. Hersen (Ed.), Outpatient behavioral therapy: A clinical guide (pp. 229–269). New York: Grune & Stratton.Google Scholar
  11. Birchler, G. R., Clopton, P. L., & Adams, N. L. (1984). Marital conflict resolution: Factors influencing concordance between partners and trained coders. American Journal of Family Therapy, 12, 15–28.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Birchler, G. R., Doumas, D. M., & Fals-Stewart, W. S. (1999). The Seven Cs: A behavioral systems framework for evaluating marital distress. The Family Journal, 7, 253–264.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Birchler, G. R., & Fals-Stewart, W. (1994). The Response to Conflict Scale: Psychometric properties. Assessment, 1, 335–344.Google Scholar
  14. Birchler, G. R., Weiss, R. L., & Vincent, J. P. (1975). Multimethod analysis of reinforcement exchange between maritally distressed and nondistressed spouse and stranger dyads. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 31, 349–360.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Bradbury, T. N. (1995). Assessing the four fundamental domains of marriage. Family Relations, 44, 459–468.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Butcher, J. N., Dahlstrom, W. G., Graham, J. R., Tellegren, A., & Kaemmer, B. (1989). Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2): Manual for administration and scoring. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.Google Scholar
  17. Carstensen, L. L., Gottman, J. M., & Levenson, R. W. (1995). Emotional behavior in long-term marriage. Psychology & Aging, 10, 140–149.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Cherlin, A. (1992). Marriage, divorce, remarriage. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Christensen, A. (1988). Dysfunctional interaction patterns in couples. In P. Noller & M. A. Fitzpatrick (Eds.), Perspectives on marital interaction (pp. 31–52).Google Scholar
  19. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters. Christensen, A., & Jacobson, N. S. (2000). Reconcilable differences. New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  20. Cole, C. L. (1989). Relationship quality in long-term marriages: A comparison of high-quality and lowquality marriages. In L. Ade-Ridder & C. B. Hennon (Eds.), Lifestyles of the elderly (pp. 61–70 ). Oxford, OH: Human Sciences Press.Google Scholar
  21. Crenshaw, T. L., & Goldberg, J. P. (1995). Sexual pharmacology. New York: Norton.Google Scholar
  22. Derogatis, L. R. (1975). Derogatis sexual functioning inventory. Baltimore: Clinical Psychometrics Research.Google Scholar
  23. Doherty, W. J. (2001). Take back your marriage. New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  24. Eidelson, R. J., & Epstein, N. (1982). Cognition and relationship maladjustment: Development of a measure of dysfunctional relationship beliefs. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 50, 715–720.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Epstein, N., & Baucom, D. H. (1999, November). Advances in cognitive-behavioral couple therapy: Assessment and intervention with behavioral patterns and cognitive themes. Workshop presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Toronto, Canada.Google Scholar
  26. Falicov, C. J. (1995). Cross-cultural marriages. In N. S. Jacobson & A. S. Gurman (Eds.), Clinical handbook of couple therapy (pp. 231–246 ). New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  27. Fals-Stewart, W., Birchler, G. R., Schafer, J. C., & Lucent, S. (1994). The personality of marital distress: An empirical typology. Journal of Personality Assessment, 62(2), 223–241.Google Scholar
  28. Giordano, J., & Giordano, M. A. (1995). Ethnic dimensions in family therapy. In R. Mikesell, D. Lusterman, & S. McDaniel (Eds.), Integrating family therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.Google Scholar
  29. Goldstein, J. R. (1999). The leveling of divorce in the United States. Demography, 36, 409–414. Gottman, J. M. (1979). Marital interaction: Experimental investigations. New York: Academic Press. Gottman, J. M. (1990). How marriages change. In G. R. Patterson (Ed.), Depression and aggression in family interaction (pp. 75–101 ). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.Google Scholar
  30. Gottman, J. M., & Notarius, C. I. (2000). Decade review: Observing marital interaction. Journal of Marriage & the Family, 62, 927–947.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Gottman, J. M., Notarius, C., Gonso, J., & Markman, H. (1976). A couple’s guide to communication. Champaign, IL: Research Press.Google Scholar
  32. Halford, W. K. (2001). Brief therapy for couples. New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  33. Hazan, C., & Shaver, P. R. (1994). Attachment as an organizational framework for research on close relationships. Psychological Inquiry, 5, 1–22.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. Heavey, C. L., Christensen, A., & Malamuth, N. M. (1995). The longitudinal impact of demand and withdrawal during marital conflict. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 63, 797–801.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Jacobson, N. S., & Christensen, A. (1996). Integrative couple therapy. New York: Norton.Google Scholar
  36. Jacobson, N. S., & Holtzworth-Munroe, A. (1986). Marital therapy: A social learning/cognitive perspective. In N. S. Jacobson & A. S. Gurman (Eds.), Clinical handbook of marital therapy (pp. 29–70 ). New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  37. Jacobson, N. S., & Margolin, G. (1979). Marital therapy: Strategies based on social learning and behavior-exchange principles. New York: Brunner/Mazel.Google Scholar
  38. Karney, B. R., & Bradbury, T. N. (1995). The longitudinal course of marital quality and stability: A review of theory, method, and research. Psychological Bulletin, 118, 3–34.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. Kaslow, F. W. (1996). Handbook of relational diagnosis. New York: Wiley.Google Scholar
  40. Leiblum, S. R., & Rosen, R. C. (2000). Principles and practice of sex therapy (3rd ed.). New York: Guilford. Levenson, R. W., Carstensen, L. L., & Gottman, J. M. (1993). Long-term marriage: Age, gender, and satisfaction. Psychology £’ Aging, 8, 301–313.Google Scholar
  41. Levenson, R. W., Carstensen, L. L., & Gottman, J. M. (1994). The influence of age and gender on affect, physiology, and their interrelations: A study of long-term marriage. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 67, 56–68.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. Lewis, R. A., & Spanier, G. B. (1979). Theorizing about the quality and stability of marriage. In W. R. Burr, R. Hill, F. I. Nye, & I. L. Reiss (Eds.), Contemporary theories about the family: Research-based theories (pp. 268–294 ). New York: Free Press.Google Scholar
  43. Loganbill, C., & Stoltenberg, C. (1983). The case conceptualization format: A training device for practicum. Counselor Education and Supervision, 22, 237–238.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  44. Markman, H. J., Notarius, C., Stephen, T., & Smith, R. (1981). Behavioral observation systems for couples: The current status. In E. Filsinger & R. Lewis (Eds.), Observing marriage: New behavioral approaches. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.Google Scholar
  45. Markman, H. J., Stanley, S. M., & Blumberg, S. L. (2001). Fighting for your marriage. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.Google Scholar
  46. Matthews, A. K. (1997). A guide to case conceptualization and treatment planning with minority group clients. The Behavior Therapist, 20 (3), 35–39.Google Scholar
  47. McLanahan, S., & Sandefur, G. (1994). Growing up with a single parent. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.Google Scholar
  48. McGoldrick, M., & Giordano, J. (1996). Overview: Ethnicity and family therapy. In M. McGoldrick, J. Giordano, & J. Pearce (Eds.), Ethnicity and family therapy (pp. 1–30 ). New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  49. McGoldrick, M., Giordano, J., & Pearce, J. (1996). Ethnicity and family therapy. New York: Guilford. Milton, T. (1994). Milton clinical multiaxial inventory III: Manual for the MCMI-III. Minneapolis, MN: National Computer Systems.Google Scholar
  50. Morey, L. C. (1991). Personality assessment inventory: Professional manual. Tampa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources.Google Scholar
  51. Nichols, W. C. (1988). Marital therapy. New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  52. Notarius, C. I., & Markman, H. (1993). We can work it out: Making sense of marital conflict. New York: Putnam’s Sons.Google Scholar
  53. Peterson, R. R. (1996). A re-evaluation of the economic consequences of divorce. American Sociological Review, 61, 528–536.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  54. Reiss, D. (1996). Foreward. In F. W. Kaslow (Ed.), Handbook of relational diagnosis (pp ix-xv). New York: Wiley.Google Scholar
  55. Sager, C. J. (1976). Marriage contracts and couple therapy: Hidden forces in intimate relationships. New York: Brunner/Mazel.Google Scholar
  56. Spanier, G. B. (1976). Measuring dyadic adjustment: New scales for assessing the quality of marriage and similar dyads. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 38, 15–28.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  57. Stone, J. D. (1987). Marital and sexual counseling of elderly couples. In G. R. Weeks & L. Hof (Eds.), Integrating sex and marital therapy: A clinical guide (pp. 221–244 ). New York: Bremner/Mazel.Google Scholar
  58. Straus, M. A., Hamby, S. L., Boney-McCoy, S., & Sugarman, D. B. (1996). The revised Conflict Tactics Scales (CTS2): Development and preliminary psychometric data. Journal of Family Issues, 17, 283–316.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  59. Strazdins, L. M., Galligan, R. F., & Scannell, E. D. (1997). Gender and depressive symptoms: Parents’ sharing of instrumental and expressive tasks when their children are young. Journal of Family Psychology, 11, 222–233.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  60. Stuart, R. B. (1980). Helping couples change. New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
  61. Waite, L. J., & Gallagher, M. (2000). The case for marriage. New York: Doubleday.Google Scholar
  62. Wallerstein, J., Lewis, J. M., & Blakeslee, S. (2000). The unexpected legacy of divorce. New York: Hyperion.Google Scholar
  63. Weiss, R. L., & Birchler, G. R. (1975). Areas of Change Questionnaire. Unpublished manuscript, University of Oregon at Eugene.Google Scholar
  64. Weiss, R. L., & Birchler, G. R. (1978). Adults with marital dysfunction. In M. Hersen & A. S. Bellack (Eds.), Behavior therapy in the psychiatric setting (pp. 331–364). Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins.Google Scholar
  65. Weiss, R. L., & Cerreto, M. (1980). The Marital Status Inventory: Development of a measure of dissolution potential. American Journal of Family Therapy, 8, 80–86.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  66. Weiss, R. L., & Heyman, R. E. (1997). A clinical-research overview of couples interactions. In W. K. Halford & H. J. Markman (Eds.), Clinical handbook of marriage and couples intervention (pp. 13–41 ). Chichester, UK: Wiley.Google Scholar
  67. Wills, T. A., Weiss, R. L., & Patterson, G. R. (1974). A behavioral analysis of the determinants of marital satisfaction. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 42, 802–811.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  68. Wynne, L. C. (1984). The epigenisis of relational systems: A model for understanding family development. Family Process, 23, 297–318.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary Birchler
    • 1
  • Cristina Magana
    • 1
  • William Fals-Stewart
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Veterans AffairsSan Diego Healthcare SystemSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Research Institute on AddictionsState University of New York at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

Personalised recommendations