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Omeje, Joachim Chinweike; Ugwu, Benedeth Lebechi; Ogidi, Chinenye Ifeoma – Educational Research and Reviews, 2022
This study examined the influence of marital communication on the family stability of married teachers in the Nsukka Education Zone of Enugu State. It was guided by two research questions and two hypotheses. The population comprised 1688 married teachers in Nsukka Education Zone secondary schools. A correlation design was adopted for the study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teachers, Correlation, Interpersonal Communication
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Oyeniran, Rassidy; Lili, Zhang – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
Leadership, particularly, that of school principals is one of the most important concerns in the field of education. Constantly, studies have shown that women educational leaders effectively lead their schools. Yet, the stories behind how a woman leads a primary school and experiences, challenges and barriers in the principalship have not received…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Women Administrators, Elementary Schools
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Philbrook, Lauren E.; Erath, Stephen A.; Hinnant, J. Benjamin; El-Sheikh, Mona – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The present study investigates how coordination between stress responsivity of the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) and sympathetic nervous system (SNS) moderates the prospective effects of marital conflict on internalizing and externalizing symptoms across adolescence. Although an important avenue for psychophysiological research concerns how…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Conflict, Adolescents, Stress Variables
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Sim, Angela; Cordier, Reinie; Vaz, Sharmila; Parsons, Richard; Falkmer, Torbjörn – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
Dyadic coping strategies may play a pivotal role in relationship satisfaction and explain why some couples adapt positively to the challenges associated with raising a child with ASD and others do not. Survey data from 127 caregivers of a child with ASD were used in generalized estimating equation analyses to investigate the factors associated…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parents, Marital Instability
Zrenchik, Kyle – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study offers an evaluation of a community-based educational intervention to enhance the quality of confiding relationships in the LGBT community. Building off the original Marital First Responder (MFR) curriculum and intervention, the MFR-Q targets these confidants and provides an LGBT culturally-specific intervention with the goal of helping…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Homosexuality, Intervention, Cultural Relevance
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Berryhill, M. Blake – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2017
Background: Parental school involvement is associated with social, psychological, and academic child outcomes. Beyond school, demographic, and individual influences, research on the relationship between family level processes and parental school involvement is limited. Coparenting is a unique family level relationship that influences parental…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Correlation, Children
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Akbar, Sarwat; Woods, Kevin – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2020
As a response to calls for social justice and promotion of children's rights across increasingly diverse communities, the need for 'culturally competent' services to children, families and schools has been identified. The aim of the paper is to explore, for parents of Pakistani minority ethnic heritage in England, the role of culture and religion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Students with Disabilities, Cultural Influences
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Martin, Monica J.; Conger, Rand D.; Robins, Richard W. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The present study examines the influence of economic and family stress processes on change in drug and alcohol use in a cohort of 478 Mexican American youth (50.8% female) followed longitudinally beginning in Grade 5 when the youth averaged 10.4 years of age. Adolescents, their mothers (median age 36 at Grade 5), and their fathers (median age 39…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Family Characteristics, Family Environment, Preadolescents
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Ojukwu, M. O.; Woko, S. I.; Onuoha, R. C. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
It has been revealed that recently there appear to be a kind of downward trend in marriage patronage in our society. The trend is prevalent in both western and non-western culture. Also, in the recent decade there seems to be a cut down in the interest of young people willing to go into marriage. This is as a result of the dwindling credibility…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marriage, Marital Instability, Educational Attainment
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El-Sheikh, Mona; Shimizu, Mina; Erath, Stephen A.; Philbrook, Lauren E.; Hinnant, J. Benjamin – Developmental Psychology, 2019
The deleterious effects of marital conflict on youth outcomes are well-documented in both cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. To date, longitudinal studies have focused on repeated measures of youths' outcomes and the temporal dynamics of marital conflict have largely been ignored. Marital conflict changes over time as contextual and…
Descriptors: Marital Satisfaction, Marital Instability, Conflict, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Zhou, Nan; Buehler, Cheryl – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Although the assertion that marital hostility relates to higher levels of youth adjustment difficulties has been well established, few studies have examined cooperative marital conflict in relation to youth behavior problems. This study examined the main and moderating effects of cooperative marital conflict on youth behavior problems in a sample…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Conflict, Behavior Problems, Correlation
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Nath, Veena; Hallett, Ronald E. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2015
Stereotypical notions of who experiences homelessness frame how educational institutions approach policy and program development. This life history of a teacher challenges assumptions by providing an in-depth look at a mother's struggle to find stability.
Descriptors: Homeless People, Teaching Experience, Stereotypes, Mothers
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Miniawi, Nayera – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
"Cat's Eyes" is a novel about suffering and endurance, early marriage, spirituality and the sanctuary it provides, and Sufism in particular. It uses certain motifs to depict the psychological suffering of a young girl, caused by her conservative father and unsatisfactory marriage, which persists until she finally reaches a moment of…
Descriptors: Novels, Islam, Spiritual Development, Muslims
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Davies, Patrick T.; Coe, Jesse L.; Hentges, Rochelle F.; Sturge-Apple, Melissa L.; Ripple, Michael T. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
This study examined children's attention biases to negative emotional stimuli as mediators of associations between interparental hostility and children's externalizing symptoms. Participants included 243 children (M[subscript age] = 4.60 years) and their parents and teachers across three annual measurement occasions. Cross-lagged latent change…
Descriptors: Correlation, Psychological Patterns, Prediction, Child Behavior
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Manning, Wendy D.; Cohen, Jessica A. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2012
An ongoing question remains for family researchers: Why does a positive association between cohabitation and marital dissolution exist when one of the primary reasons to cohabit is to test relationship compatibility? Drawing on recently collected data from the 2006-2008 National Survey of Family Growth, the authors examined whether premarital…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Females, Family Life, Marriage
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