Stressors and Enhancers in the Marital/Family Life of the Family Professional
family professionals, work-related enhancers, work-related stress.
This study assesses how work as a family professional is uniquely enhancing and stressful, from the perspective of family professionals and their spouses. Both family professionals and their spouses report significantly more enhancers than stressors. Family professionals report significantly more enhancers and stressors than their spouses. There is substantial agreement between spouses and family professionals about the major family life enhancers and stressors. Implications for training, policy, and future research are discussed.
Original Publication Citation
Duncan, S. F., & Duerden, D. S. (1990). Stressors and enhancers in the marital/family life of the family professional. Family Relations, 39, 211-215.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Duncan, Stephen F. and Duerden, David S., "Stressors and Enhancers in the Marital/Family Life of the Family Professional" (1990). Faculty Publications. 4732.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Family Relations © 1993 National Council on Family Relations
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