Navigation Links
Study offers insight for returning troops and their relationships
Date:8/31/2011

lusions fit with a model of relational turbulence that Knobloch and others have created to understand transitions in relationships. The study also is one of several in a line of research Knobloch and Theiss have conducted with military couples and their families, with other papers in press or under review.

The study was based on a one-time online survey of 220 service members 185 men and 35 women from 27 states who had been home less than six months from their last deployments. Of the total, 64 percent were in the National Guard and 28 percent in the Army, with the Air Force, Marines and Navy each representing 3 percent or less. Fifty-seven percent had completed multiple deployments. Participants were solicited through fliers circulated at reintegration workshops, through online forums, and contacts with military chaplains, family readiness officers and other military personnel.

The authors found that distress in the relationship was no more or less likely for couples who had been through multiple deployments versus those who had been through just one.

"Military couples often say that every deployment is different," Knobloch said.

They did find, however, that distress was more likely among those in the latter part of their six months after return, which fits with research by others.

"Our findings are important because returning service members and their partners sometime think that the transition home is going to be a honeymoon period where everything is just romance and roses," Knobloch said. "They can be disillusioned if they run into obstacles."

They might be better prepared for the potential upheaval, however, "if they recognize that it's a normal part of the process, that many couples go through it and it doesn't mean your relationship is not good," she said.

"Depression is a really hard thing, and if people can separate their relationship problems from the depression itself, then they're a step
'/>"/>

Contact: Craig Chamberlain
cdchambe@illinois.edu
217-333-2894
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic finds social media valuable tool to recruit study participants for rare diseases
2. Bacterial Strain Behind Black Death Plague Is Likely Extinct: Study
3. What You Eat Affects Viruses Living in the Gut: Study
4. Women Married Before Age 18 at Higher Risk of Mental Woes: Study
5. Patients underlying health linked to worse outcomes for melanoma, U-M study finds
6. Study shows balloon pump use prior to angioplasty does not reduce heart muscle damage
7. Some Older Americans Overwhelmed by Medicare Options, Study Says
8. Troubled Teens Spotted in Routine School Screenings: Study
9. Study examines how couples collaborative dialogue may assist in a spouses memory
10. Service Members Twice as Likely to Have Affairs: Study
11. Single parents and gay couples face rental housing discrimination: UBC study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... Children who have emergency surgery on weekends are ... death than those who have weekday surgeries, according ... Hopkins researchers noted that the risk of death ... nearly 440,000 simple emergency surgeries that children across ... The surgeries are considered generally safe and ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... According to a new market research ... Communication Technology (ZigBee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, RFID), Application ... Transportation, Agriculture) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts ... Things market was worth $1029.5 Billion in 2013, and ... an estimated CAGR of 4.08% from 2014 to 2020. ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility ... of smoking than those without mobility impairments. Additionally, ... attempt quitting than those without mobility impairments, and ... this population. The study and its findings are ... American Journal of Public Health . ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July ... children from the worldwide scourge of dengue fever was somewhat ... vaccine only prevented dengue fever in 56 percent of the ... it protected more than 88 percent of them from severe ... hospitalization, and sometimes death. "This vaccine has already proven ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Last month Watkins Insurance Group ... joins the agency as a specialist in insurance and ... a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas State ... will manage everything from performance and payment bonds, license ... specialized needs for those in the asphalt supplier industry. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study 2Health News:Internet of Things Technology & Application Market Worth $1423.09 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Internet of Things Technology & Application Market Worth $1423.09 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Internet of Things Technology & Application Market Worth $1423.09 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence 2Health News:Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial 2Health News:Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial 3
... Could be targets for new treatments, researchers say , FRIDAY, ... genetic variants associated with high blood pressure in black Americans ... treat this major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. ... of PLoS Genetics , is one of a series ...
... , , , PLAINVIEW, N.Y., ... that its 2009 community outreach program has already provided more than ... Free services, including vision screenings, eye exams and eyeglasses have been ... , "We bring our ,Focus on America, ...
... ... Diprivan (Propofol) abuse , the Farley Center at Williamsburg Place, one of the nation,s leading ... ... -- In response to the recent media attention on Diprivan (Propofol) abuse , the ...
... WORCESTER, Mass., July 17 The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE: ... today announced the availability of a new product offering that can extend ... , , (Logo: ... The coverage is more important than ever as the population of ...
... , , , WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., ... vice president for finance and chief financial officer of Wake Forest ... the Medical Center reorganization that began two years ago. He began ... CEO of the Medical Center. , , ...
... , , SKILLMAN, N.J., July ... technologies for community and hospital care, announced today it received first ... Advertising Effectiveness Awards for its Flexi-Seal((R) )Fecal Management System (FMS). ... Flexi-Seal((R)) FMS, a temporary containment device for patients with acute fecal ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Five Hypertension Genes Found in Black Americans 2Health News:Five Hypertension Genes Found in Black Americans 3Health News:Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services 2Health News:Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services 3Health News:Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse 2Health News:Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse 3Health News:Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse 4Health News:The Hanover Launches New Insurance Option to Protect Family Members in Assisted Living Facilities 2Health News:The Hanover Launches New Insurance Option to Protect Family Members in Assisted Living Facilities 3Health News:Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Names Chadwick CFO 2Health News:Flexi-Seal(R) Fecal Management System Receives 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Award 2Health News:Flexi-Seal(R) Fecal Management System Receives 2008 Critical Care Nurse Advertising Effectiveness Award 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 According to a ... Devices Market (Endoscopes, Endoscopic Operative Devices, and Visualization Systems) ... Forecast, 2013-2019" the global endoscopy devices market was valued ... to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2013 ... 36.9 billion in 2019. Browse the full ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Neurelis, Inc. ("Neurelis") today announced an ... option held by Biotie to purchase Neurelis, clearing the ... (intranasal diazepam) for pediatric and adult epilepsy patients who ... year, Biotie has advanced the development program for NRL-1 ... clinical work required for NDA submission to the FDA.  ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  Breg, Inc., a premier provider of ... FreeRunner™ knee brace with new innovations to help ... return to active lifestyles.  FreeRunner,s patent-pending design acts ... support when patients need it most, and the ... Patellofemoral issues are the most common cause ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 5Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 6Neurelis Regains Rights to Intranasal Diazepam Program 2Neurelis Regains Rights to Intranasal Diazepam Program 3Breg Introduces Knee Brace to Help Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome 2
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Medicine Products: