Typology of Army Families. Coping Styles of Successful, Career Army Families
NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON IL
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This is a qualitative study of the coping styles of 18 healthy families. Healthy army families are defined as those who are without overt clinical sypmtoms of pathology, who enjoy military life, and who have chosen the military as a career. Data were gathered by means of intensive, unstructured interviews, and by administration of Moos Family Environment Scale. Five distinctive healthy coping styles were identified and are perceived to be consonant with the lifestyle of military families. Keywords Military families Coping Wellness Stress Psychology Environment.
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