ERIC Number: EJ261224
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
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Attributional Style and Negative Problem Solving in Marriage.
Doherty, William J.
Family Relations, v31 n2 p201-05 Apr 1982
Examined the relationship between spouses' (N=58) attributional styles for marital problems and their negative social reinforcement in a laboratory interaction procedure. Results indicated wives who attributed other couples' marital problems to undesirable personality traits or negative attitudes were more likely to verbally criticize their husbands in the problem-solving discussion. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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