Psychology & Psychiatry

Couples weather bickering with a little help from their friends

Every couple has conflict, and new research finds that having good friends and family members to turn to alleviates the stress of everyday conflict between partners. In fact, according to the study led by The University of ...

Health

Does chronic pain affect a spouse's sleep?

Research suggests that a patient's chronic pain affects a spouse's emotional well-being and marital satisfaction. In a novel study of behavioral health outcomes published in the journal Pain, researchers examined the effects ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Happily married means a healthier ever after

(Medical Xpress)—New BYU research finds that people in happy marriages live less "in sickness" but enjoy more of life "in health."

Pediatrics

Marital problems in childhood affect teen adjustment

Marital discord is a significant social problem for children, sometimes leading to problems in health and well-being. A new longitudinal study finds that the impact of marital problems on children in their kindergarten years ...

Health

Parents' conflicts affect adopted infants' sleep

When parents fight, infants are likely to lose sleep, researchers report. "We know that marital problems have an impact on child functioning, and we know that sleep is a big problem for parents," said Jenae M. Neiderhiser, ...

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