Childhood Risky Family Exposure Hinders Marital Functioning in Adulthood
Poster Session IX - Board: IX-098
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall
The impact of childhood exposure to risky families on marital relationships in adulthood was examined in a cohort of 8710 Seventh-day Adventists aged 24-100 years. Risky family exposure directly predicted maritial quality. In addition, the risky family and marital quality relationship was partially mediated by hostility.