Abstract

This thesis examined the differences between 30 clinical and 30 non-clinical Mormon married couples on the perceived and ideal cohesion scores on the FACES III family typology instrument. Two three-way analyses of variance were done to examine these differences. the results provided evidence that there were significant differences between cohesion scores in clinical and non-clinical couples Both the clinical and non-clinical ideal scores fell close to the enmeshed end of the cohesion dimension of the Circumplex Model. The mean perceived cohesion scores, however, showed a difference between the clinical and non-clinical couples. The clinical couple mean scores fell in the disengaged category while the non-clinical couple cohesion mean scores were in the connected category, close to the enmeshed category cut-off score.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Family, Home, and Social Sciences; Family Life

Rights

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Date Submitted

1988

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etdm226

Keywords

Mormons, Marriage, Research, Mormon families

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