ERIC Number: EJ444114
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Expression of Love, Marriage Problems, Commitment, and Anticipatory Grief in the Marriages of Cancer Patients.
Swensen, Clifford H.; Fuller, Steffen R.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v54 n1 p191-96 Feb 1992
Couples in which one spouse had terminal cancer reported expressions of love, marriage problems, and commitment to each other after diagnosis of cancer and before diagnosis. Cancer group reported expressing more love to each other after diagnosis and more love than comparison group of healthy subjects. Cancer couples were less committed to each other after diagnosis. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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