Accession Number:

ADA189088

Title:

Typology of Army Families. Coping Styles of Successful, Career Army Families

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis

Corporate Author:

NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

304.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE