ERIC Number: EJ412747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Effects of Child Age on the Marital Quality and Psychological Distress of Newly Married Mothers and Stepfathers.
Kurdek, Lawrence A.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v52 n1 p81-85 Feb 1990
Investigated relationship between child age (1-5 years, 6-12 years, and 13-20 years) and both marital quality and psychological distress in 66 mother and stepfather 1-child families. Both mothers' and stepfathers' appraisals of marital quality were unrelated to age level of child. Reports of psychological distress were related to child age level for mothers. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A