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Marriage and Neurosis in a Modern Residential Suburb: An Application of the Ryle Marital Patterns Test

  • Bernard Ineichen (a1)

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The Ryle Marital Patterns Test measures the affection and domination aspects of marriage. Its original administration illustrated a partial association between poor marital adjustment (as measured by low affection scores and non-egalitarian domination scores) and neuroticism (as measured by CMI score). The present paper confirms these associations using a group of suburban women defined as neurotic by their GP. Related studies suggest similar patterns.

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Marriage and Neurosis in a Modern Residential Suburb: An Application of the Ryle Marital Patterns Test

  • Bernard Ineichen (a1)
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