Families Under Stress: An Assessment of Data, Theory, and Research on Marriage and Divorce in the Military

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Rand Corporation, Apr 16, 2007 - Business & Economics - 244 pages
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The authors estimate marriage and marital dissolution trends from 1996 to 2005, and the effects of recent deployments on risk of ending a marriage. Marital dissolution rates across services and components are currently similar to those seen in 1996, when the demands on the military were measurably lower. Service members who were deployed had a lower risk of subsequently ending their marriages than those who did not deploy or deployed fewer days.
  

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Contents

Chapter One Introduction
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Chapter Two Developing Models of Military Marriage
9
Chapter Three Review of Empirical Research on Military Marriages
33
Reanalyzing Military Service Personnel Records
69
Chapter Five Evaluating Alternative Explanations for Rising Rates of Marital Dissolution in the Military
133
Chapter Six The Direct Effects of Deployments on Marital Dissolution
147
Chapter Seven Conclusions and Future Directions for Research and Policy
161
Appendix Marriage and Marital Dissolution Tables
177
References
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Benjamin R. Karney, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at UCLA and is internationally acclaimed for his research and teaching on couples and relationships. He lives in Southern California. Visit UCLARelationshipInstitute.org.

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