The Role of Communication

  • Susan Krauss Whitbourne
  • Joyce B. Ebmeyer


Most academic and lay experts on marriage agree that of all the factors that contribute to a viable relationship, good communication is the most central. In the present study, there was no overall relationship between marital adjustment and the quality of communication as judged by the rating of the actual discourse between partners when asked to solve a problem jointly.


Marital Adjustment Communication Score Marital Interaction Pipe Smoking Mutual Accommodation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan Krauss Whitbourne
    • 1
  • Joyce B. Ebmeyer
    • 2
  1. 1.AmherstUSA
  2. 2.RochesterUSA

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