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1978

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The Effects Of Assertiveness Training On Marital Adjustment, Valerie H. Mead May 1978

The Effects Of Assertiveness Training On Marital Adjustment, Valerie H. Mead

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of v assertive training on the marital adjustment of tho se participating. It was of particular interest to identify the effects of training wives only as compared to training couples jointly in assertiveness.

There were a total of 56 subjects sampled for this study, constituting 28 marriages, all investigated for marital adjustment. All of the subjects were volunteers and were obtained through the Women's Center at Utah State University. The subjects were placed in one of two treatment conditions depending upon the condition for which they volunteered. The wives ...