ERIC Number: EJ412741
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Marital Adjustment during the Transition to Parenthood: Stability and Predictors of Change.
Wallace, Pamela M.; Gotlib, Ian H.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v52 n1 p21-29 Feb 1990
Examined changes in marital adjustment following birth of first child in longitudinal study of 97 couples. Couples completed questionnaires during pregnancy and at 1 and 6 months postpartum. Both husbands and wives peaked in reported marital adjustment at 1 month postpartum; both showed significant decline in marital adjustment at 6 months postpartum. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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