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This edition: Family Stress & Communication: The Divorce Process

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Episode Details

This episode focuses on how family communication is affected by stresses that cannot be foreseen from either a developmental or a life course perspective. The Baines' model for determining how severe a stressor will be on a family is introduced and explained. Stressors resulting from divorce are discussed, with particular attention given to the changes in roles and responsibility in a post-divorce family.
Featured interview: Professor Marcia Dixson (Indiana-Purdue University)