Navigation Links
Most Military Couples Satisfied With Their Relationships
Date:5/14/2010

Greater distress felt by soldiers whose families did not follow them to the base, study found

FRIDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- The majority of married military couples currently in the service appear to be happy with the state of their relationships, a new study suggests.

The observation stems from a study conducted in 2008 by researchers at Kansas State University, who administered a quality-of-life survey to 700 U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Riley, in Kansas, along with 390 of their spouses.

"Because of the stressors that have been on the military and military families, particularly in the last decade, it's easy to focus on the difficulty and dysfunction of their marriages," Jared Anderson, an assistant professor of family studies and human services at the university, said in a news release. "But I think one of the things that this study does is look at what makes these families resilient in the midst of ongoing stress."

The researchers found that although soldiers were 1.7 times more likely than their spouses to feel distress regarding their marriage, 81 percent of the soldiers and 85 percent of their spouses were "non-distressed" with respect to marital satisfaction.

The authors, whose research is still in the pre-publication stage, note that marital satisfaction bodes well for the long-term stability of military marriages, as well as for the individual well-being of soldiers and their families.

A healthy marriage report card, they note, could also have a positive impact on both soldier retention and readiness.

Nearly all the soldiers had been deployed at least once, while a third had been deployed twice or more. Although other research shows that combat exposure is a key factor in marital problems, deployment frequency alone was not associated with an increased likelihood to feel marital distress.

Instead, a greater likelihood of relationship distress among sold
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New IAVA Report Reveals Red Tape Facing Veterans in the Military and VA Health Care and Disability Systems
2. Pentagon and Congress should act quickly to end gay military ban, APA says
3. Doctors develop life-saving, low-cost ventilators for emergency, rural and military use
4. FamilyLife Supports Military Marriages in Atlanta
5. Flipping for Phonics(TM) Helps Spread Cheer To Military Families In Fisher Houses(R) This Holiday Season
6. Military children face more emotional challenges as parental deployments grow longer, study finds
7. 17th Annual Event Honoring 5,000 + Veterans, Military Personnel to Include Real Life “Heroes”
8. Retired Military Brass Support First Ladys Call to Reduce Child Obesity, Improve Nutrition
9. Senate Inaction On Medicare Hurts Seniors, Military and Boomers
10. First Virtual Optical Store Serves Military Personnel
11. Haven Behavioral War Heroes Hospital to Offer Comprehensive Psychiatric Treatment for Military Service Members
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... 07, 2015 , ... SC&H Group, a leading audit, tax, and consulting firm, ... the community through company-wide volunteering efforts. , On an annual basis, in coordination with ... those in need throughout Baltimore and Washington D.C. , This year, SC&H ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... Hong Kong (PRWEB) , ... July 07, 2015 , ... At the end of June ... first steps to ‘go green’ . This initiative, spearheaded by the Renewals Manager, Danielle Cotton, ... Hong Kong office. , On this initiative Cotton explained, “We send anything between 300 ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... R.I. (PRWEB) , ... July 07, 2015 , ... Summer ... the proper precautions, however, so Amica Insurance is sharing some safety tips. , Jean ... sports and gardening: , Leisure activities/sports, , Start slowly. Going ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... July 07, 2015 , ... Healthpointe is proud to ... Alupay, an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, will be evaluating and treating patients with ... conditions. , After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... ... 07, 2015 , ... Parents and guardians of teenagers or young adults will ... holistic treatment center for drug and alcohol abuse located in Southwest Michigan. A recently ... shown a significant increase in the “club drug” use among high school seniors. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:SC&H Group Celebrates 9th Annual Day of Service 2Health News:Pacific Prime Hong Kong Renewals Team Starts Push to go Green 2Health News:Amica Insurance Has 7 Summer Safety Tips 2Health News:Dr. Pedro S. Alupay, M.D., Now Providing Pain Management Services at Healthpointe in Irwindale 2Health News:Dr. Pedro S. Alupay, M.D., Now Providing Pain Management Services at Healthpointe in Irwindale 3Health News:A Forever Recovery Releases New Information on “Club Drugs” and Tips for Parents of Teens and Young Adults 2
... Sheets: USFM ), announces the launch of ... which will operate as a division of US Farms Inc. ... wholesales for $89.95 per case (12 bottles). US Farms Aloe Vera ... American Express or by calling customer service 877-90-FARMS. , , ...
... play a pivotal role in moving services into less expensive yet clinically ... and policy firm KNG Health Consulting. Other key findings from the study, ... 2007, include: , , , , ... and cancer screening services. , 70% ...
... ... it is the first home health agency in California to implement an ... to improve health care. This home health software service equips all ... the point of care, reduces costs, improves efficiency and enhances communication across ...
... , MINNEAPOLIS, June 16 Excell Home Care & ... hospice services in Oklahoma, announced it has entered into ... telehealth technology to patients with chronic illness. Cardiocom, ... manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions. ...
... injectable nano-emulsion formulated with, AlphaRx,s proprietary drug ... behavioral models. Gaia BioPharma plans to, initiate ... acute and as yet, unmet neurological indication., ... Inc. (OTCBB: ALRX) and Gaia BioPharma Limited, a privately held, ...
... Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley Declare June 27, 2009 ... State of Illinois , , CHICAGO, June 16 ... Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition to present Chicago,s third-annual Vive ... The event promotes family physical activity for better health and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:US Farms, Inc. Launches Aloe Vera Juice Web Site for Hispanic Market 2Health News:US Farms, Inc. Launches Aloe Vera Juice Web Site for Hispanic Market 3Health News:Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings 2Health News:Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings 3Health News:Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings 4Health News:Ambulatory Surgery Centers 'Pivotal' in Moving Outpatient Surgical Services Into Less Expensive, Clinically Appropriate Settings 5Health News:New Online Home Health Service Launched in California to Expand Direct Patient Care Time While Lowering Costs 2Health News:New Online Home Health Service Launched in California to Expand Direct Patient Care Time While Lowering Costs 3Health News:Excell Home Care & Hospice, Inc. Selects Cardiocom Telehealth Technology 2Health News:AlphaRx and Gaia BioPharma Provide GAI-122 Development Update 2Health News:Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition Presents Third-Annual Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!(TM) Event 2
(Date:7/7/2015)... Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hmdflj/outlook_of_global ) has ... Biologic Drug Discovery Outsourcing Market" report to their ... market will likely grow in a CAGR of 23% ... by 2020. It has been widely recognized ... new but important type of medication. They provide not ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... June 30, 2015 ... addition of the "Deciphering Global Major Pharmaceutical ... to their offering. It has been ... been involved in a series of challenges in ... resulted in significant overcapacities in small molecule product ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... , July 7, 2015   Decision Resources ... differences in dialysis patient management in the U.S. ... submitted by U.S. and EU5 nephrologists from approximately ... binders are the most commonly used renal medications ... iron differs considerably between the two regions.      ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Outlook of Global Biologic Drug Discovery Outsourcing Market to 2020 2Outlook of Global Biologic Drug Discovery Outsourcing Market to 2020 3Deciphering Global Major Pharmaceutical Companies - New Outsourcing Demands and Strategies 2Deciphering Global Major Pharmaceutical Companies - New Outsourcing Demands and Strategies 3Similarities And Differences Exist When Comparing U.S. Versus EU5 Dialysis Patient Management 2Similarities And Differences Exist When Comparing U.S. Versus EU5 Dialysis Patient Management 3
... PASADENA, Calif. March 2, 2011 Men who take non-steroidal ... months are 2.4 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction ... according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in ... research showed a trend toward this same finding, this observational ...
... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today took ... unapproved prescription oral cough, cold, and allergy products. The ... States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) ... have not been evaluated by the FDA for safety, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Erectile Dysfunction 2Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Erectile Dysfunction 3FDA Prompts Removal of Unapproved Drugs From Market 2FDA Prompts Removal of Unapproved Drugs From Market 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: