Premarital Prediction of Marital Quality or Breakup

Research, Theory, and Practice

ISBN: 978-0-306-46326-6 (Print) 978-0-306-47186-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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    Pages 1-27

    Premarital Factors and Later Marital Quality and Stability

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    Pages 29-45

    Assumptions and Methods

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    Pages 47-77

    Breaking Up before and after Marriage

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    Pages 79-103

    Family-of-origin Structures and Processes and Adult Children’s Marital Quality

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    Pages 105-117

    Individual Characteristics Influencing Marital Quality

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    Pages 119-139

    Social Contexts Influencing Marital Quality

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    Pages 141-163

    Premarital Couple Interactional Processes and Later Marital Quality

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    Pages 165-189

    Putting it all Together: Four Longitudinal, Multivariate Models of Premarital Prediction of Marital Quality

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    Pages 191-222

    General Principles, Implications, and Future Directions

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    Pages 223-232

    Epilogue and Invitation