PSYC 3690 Chapter Notes -Relationship Counseling, Sex Education, Communication

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Article 15 -prevention of marital distress: a longitudinal. Study examines impact of intervention designed to prevent divorce and marital distress. Short and long term effects of cognitive-behavioural marital stress prevention discussed. Couples planning marriage randomly assigned to intervention or control. Pre and post intervention assessments with follow-ups at 1 and 3 years. Intervention emphasized communication and problem solving skills, clarifying and sharing expectations and sensual/sexual enhancement. Results indicate couples learned skills in intervention, but no group differences emerged on self-reports of relationship quality. At 1 years intervention group showed more relationship satisfaction. At 3 years showed more relationship and sexual satisfaction and less intimacy problems. Data support cost effective prevention for attacking major social problem of divorce. 50% of newlyweds in the us are likely to get a divorce. Almost every couple can be considered to be at risk for divorce.

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