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ERIC Number: EJ537236
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Multiple Roles and the Self: A Theory of Role Balance.
Marks, Stephen R.; MacDermid, Shelley M.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v58 n2 p417-32 May 1996
Argues that the way people organize their roles and identities is an empirical issue, not an established fact. Found that people who maintain more balance across their entire systems of roles and activities will score lower on measures of role strain and depression and higher on measures of well-being. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers: Balance; Multiple Roles