Scott M Stanley

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sacrifice as a predictor of marital outcomes
    Scott M Stanley
    Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, University Park, CO 80208, USA
    Fam Process 45:289-303. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Premarital education, marital quality, and marital stability: findings from a large, random household survey
    Scott M Stanley
    Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:117-26. 2006
  3. pmc The effects of marriage education for army couples with a history of infidelity
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:26-35. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Premarital precursors of marital infidelity
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Fam Process 47:243-59. 2008
  5. pmc The effect of the transition to parenthood on relationship quality: an 8-year prospective study
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:601-19. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Examining changes in relationship adjustment and life satisfaction in marriage
    Scott M Stanley
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:165-70. 2012
  7. pmc Hitting home: relationships between recent deployment, posttraumatic stress symptoms, and marital functioning for Army couples
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:280-8. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The premarital communication roots of marital distress and divorce: the first five years of marriage
    Howard J Markman
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:289-98. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-engagement cohabitation and gender asymmetry in marital commitment
    Galena Kline Rhoades
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:553-60. 2006
  10. doi request reprint The impact of the transition to cohabitation on relationship functioning: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings
    Galena K Rhoades
    University of Denver, Department of Psychology, 2155 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80208 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:348-58. 2012

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Sacrifice as a predictor of marital outcomes
    Scott M Stanley
    Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, University Park, CO 80208, USA
    Fam Process 45:289-303. 2006
    ..Finally, sacrifice attitudes mediated the link between commitment and relationship adjustment for husbands, but not wives. Implications for intervention are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Premarital education, marital quality, and marital stability: findings from a large, random household survey
    Scott M Stanley
    Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:117-26. 2006
    ..These estimated effects were robust across race, income (including among the poor), and education levels, which suggests that participation in premarital education is generally beneficial for a wide range of couples...
  3. pmc The effects of marriage education for army couples with a history of infidelity
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:26-35. 2012
    ..Implications of these findings for relationship education with couples with a history of infidelity are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Premarital precursors of marital infidelity
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Fam Process 47:243-59. 2008
    ..Implications of the findings for future research on the prediction and prevention of infidelity are discussed...
  5. pmc The effect of the transition to parenthood on relationship quality: an 8-year prospective study
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4235, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:601-19. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Examining changes in relationship adjustment and life satisfaction in marriage
    Scott M Stanley
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:165-70. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Hitting home: relationships between recent deployment, posttraumatic stress symptoms, and marital functioning for Army couples
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:280-8. 2010
    ..The results provide greater understanding of the relationship of deployment/PTSD symptoms and marital functioning and suggest areas for intervention with military couples...
  8. doi request reprint The premarital communication roots of marital distress and divorce: the first five years of marriage
    Howard J Markman
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:289-98. 2010
    ..Implications for future research on the development of relationship distress and for enhancing research-based couples' intervention programs are provided...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-engagement cohabitation and gender asymmetry in marital commitment
    Galena Kline Rhoades
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 20:553-60. 2006
    ..The authors suggest that couples considering cohabitation before engagement could benefit from discussions about commitment and expectations about marriage...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of the transition to cohabitation on relationship functioning: cross-sectional and longitudinal findings
    Galena K Rhoades
    University of Denver, Department of Psychology, 2155 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80208 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 26:348-58. 2012
    ..Constraints to stay together substantially increased with cohabitation and over time. Implications of these findings for future research are discussed...
  11. pmc Mechanisms of change in a cognitive behavioral couples prevention program: does being naughty or nice matter?
    Scott M Stanley
    The Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, 2155 S Race St, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Prev Sci 8:227-39. 2007
    ..We discuss issues related to replication studies (e.g., failure to reject null hypotheses), challenges in analyzing and interpreting dyadic data, and implications for prevention...
  12. pmc Physical aggression in unmarried relationships: the roles of commitment and constraints
    Galena K Rhoades
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80209 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:678-87. 2010
    ..Clinical implications of these results are discussed, particularly in regard to preventive relationship education programs...
  13. pmc Distress in spouses of service members with symptoms of combat-related PTSD: secondary traumatic stress or general psychological distress?
    Keith D Renshaw
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 4444, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:461-9. 2011
    ..Implications of these findings for intervention and research with this vulnerable population are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Differential use of premarital education in first and second marriages
    Brian D Doss
    Department of Psychology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:268-73. 2009
    ..Results suggest that more needs to be done to understand the barriers to the use of premarital education for second marriages...
  15. pmc Should I stay or should I go? Predicting dating relationship stability from four aspects of commitment
    Galena K Rhoades
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80209 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:543-50. 2010
    ..More dedication, more material and perceived constraints and less felt constraint were uniquely associated with a higher likelihood of staying together over an 8-month period...
  16. pmc Breaking up is hard to do: the impact of unmarried relationship dissolution on mental health and life satisfaction
    Galena K Rhoades
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Frontier Hall, 2155 South Race Street, Denver, CO 80209 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 25:366-74. 2011
    ..Existing theories are used to explain the results. Implications for clinical work and future research on unmarried relationships are also discussed...
  17. doi request reprint On the home front: stress for recently deployed Army couples
    Elizabeth S Allen
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80217, USA
    Fam Process 50:235-47. 2011
    ..The results suggest areas of intervention with military couples to help them cope with the challenges of military life and deployment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dissemination and evaluation of marriage education in the Army
    Scott M Stanley
    University of Denver, USA
    Fam Process 44:187-201. 2005
    ..These results have important implications for the generalizability of marriage education to diverse samples in nontraditional contexts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Communication, conflict, and commitment: insights on the foundations of relationship success from a national survey
    Scott M Stanley
    Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, Frontier Hall, University of Denver, University Park, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Fam Process 41:659-75. 2002
    ..Consistent with the commitment literature, higher reported commitment was associated with less alternative monitoring, less feeling trapped in the relationship, and greater relationship satisfaction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Timing is everything: Pre-engagement cohabitation and increased risk for poor marital outcomes
    Galena H Kline
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 18:311-8. 2004
    ....
  21. pmc Predictors of extradyadic sexual involvement in unmarried opposite-sex relationships
    Amanda M Maddox Shaw
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, 2155 S Race St, Denver, CO 80208 3500, USA
    J Sex Res 50:598-610. 2013
    ..These results suggest that compared to demographic characteristics, relationship dynamics and negative interactions are more strongly predictive of future ESI. Implications for future research are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint The pre-engagement cohabitation effect: a replication and extension of previous findings
    Galena K Rhoades
    University of Denver, Department of Psychology, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:107-11. 2009
    ..There were no significant differences between those who cohabited after engagement and not at all before marriage, supporting a pre-engagement, but not a premarital cohabitation effect...
  23. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of premarital intervention: moderators of divorce outcomes
    Howard J Markman
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208 3500, USA
    J Fam Psychol 27:165-72. 2013
    ..Implications for defining risk, considering divorce as a positive versus negative outcome, the practice of premarital relationship education, and social policy are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hitting pay dirt: comment on "Money: a therapeutic tool for couples therapy"
    Scott M Stanley
    Center for Marital and Family Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Fam Process 46:293-9. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Community-based prevention of marital dysfunction: multilevel modeling of a randomized effectiveness study
    Jean Philippe Laurenceau
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 459 Flipse Building, Coral Gables, FL 33146 0751, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 72:933-43. 2004
    ..Effectiveness, transportability, and dissemination of marital distress prevention programs in community settings are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Equipping couples with the tools to cope with predictable and unpredictable crisis events: the PREP Program
    Carolyn M Freedman
    University of Denver, Department of Psychology, 2155 S Race St, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 4:49-55. 2002
    ..PREP has also been shown to increase marital satisfaction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in early marriage: predictions from relationship confidence and negative marital interaction
    Sarah W Whitton
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:297-306. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that relationship confidence may be important to understanding links between marital distress and depressive symptoms, especially in women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Best practice in couple relationship education
    W Kim Halford
    Department of Psychology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
    J Marital Fam Ther 29:385-406. 2003
    ....