Bliss test

Bernstein, Amy
August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/24/92, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p19
Discusses the study a team of psychologists from the University of Washington performed by examining 56 young couples and reporting its findings in the current issue of `The Journal of Family Psychology.' Description of the couples' union and their philosophy of marriage; How they rated the couples; The argument of some cynics; The single most important predictor of divorce; Why some marriages end in divorce.


Related Articles

  • Psychological-mindedness: A conceptual model. Hall, Jennifer A. // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Jan1992, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p131 

    Reviews definitions of psychological-mindedness and presents a conceptual model for it. Applications of the concept of psychological-mindedness within the field of clinical psychology; Interest/ability dimension of psychological-mindedness; Intellect/affect dimension.

  • Winning with or without the trophy. Goodman, S. // Current Health 2;Sep88, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14 

    Discusses competition in terms of winning. Unhealthy behavior; Tips about competition; Goals; Setbacks. INSET: Famous winning words..

  • The mind-body connection. Brown, M.D. // Current Health 2;Nov90, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p28 

    Explains how psychological factors affect one's health. Emotions, personality, and relationships; Stress and physical illness; Solutions; Psychoneuro-immunology.

  • The multiple faces of guilt. Jacoby, S. // Cosmopolitan;Jan1992, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p148 

    Studies the various ways women tend to suffer from guilt. When guilt can be useful; Dangers of out-of-control guilt; Different causes of guilt; Case studies of women who have lived with guilt; Tips on distinguishing between productive and pointless guilt.

  • Be a lover, not a loner: An emotional makeover kit. Levitt, Shelley // Cosmopolitan;Feb1993, Vol. 214 Issue 2, p180 

    Examines five personality styles that sabotage happiness, along with makeover tips for each. The pleaser; The bitch; The cynic; Ms. green eyes (jealousy); The put-down artist; Letting go of anger; Speak lovingly to yourself; Be flexible; Imagine the best; Challenge negative interpretations; More.

  • CALENDAR.  // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Summer2005, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p128 

    Presents a calendar of events in the field of psychology in the United States.

  • Have you declared your independence? Adams, J. // Essence (Essence);Sep87, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p95 

    A quiz to find out if you are secure and independent, able to choose your own course in life and follow it, or do you need someone else's permission and guidance every step of the way?

  • Help! My trainer's wife is jealous. Fuller, E.F. // Horse & Rider;Nov91, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p8 

    Discusses appropriate trainer/student relationships. Answers a 16-year-old girl's letter concerning her trainer's wife's jealousy of her relationship with the trainer. How to set clear boundaries; How to evaluate one's own behavior; When to change trainers. INSET: Crossing the `boarderline'...

  • Excuses, excuses.  // Psychology Today;Sep84, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p50 

    Despite their bad image, excuses sometimes actually work to relieve the burden of blame. They can help us take chances, to push the limits in a world in which we are bound to fail occasionally.

  • Learning to accept unfortunate events.  // Psychology Today;Feb87, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p30 

    How we explain unfortunate events to ourselves may influence our achievements, as well as our health. Blaming ourselves may bring about a depressive life pattern, whereas, honest evaluation leads to constructive lives. INSET: Examining writings from the past to analyze a person's mindset....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics