Psyc. 135 Chpt. 13

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New ways of relating to children and former spouses are part of:
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the co-parental divorce.
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Children living in ___________ appear to be the worst adjusted.
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conflict-ridden two parent families
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All of the following are factors affecting divorce EXCEPT:
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collectivistic cultural values.
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In considering the effects of divorce on children, Hetherington reports that _____ of her sample of youths from divorced and remarried families was troubled and displayed a range of problems.
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20%
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According to the text, many unresolved issues of the _________ divorce may be acted out during the _________divorce.
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emotional, legal
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Remarriages are _____ as first marriages.
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more likely to end in divorce.
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Uncoupling:
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occurs in fairly predictable stages.
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According to the text, the higher the _________, the more likely a person is to divorce.
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woman’s individual income
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Which of the following is true of no-fault divorce?
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No-fault divorce is permitted in more states than fault-based divorce.
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Desertion:
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occurred more often than divorce during the Depression.
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How is religion related to divorce?
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The more often one goes to church, the lower the risk of divorce.
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Which of the following is a proximal cause of divorce?
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features of the relationship
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Based on social integration, we would expect which people to have higher divorce rates?
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people who are independent
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In which of the following custody arrangements do children live with both parents, dividing time more or less equally between the two parents?
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joint physical
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Alimony:
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may still be paid by a deceased’s estate.
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Which of the following are true of American marriages?
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The U.S. has one of the highest divorce rates in the world.
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When the former spouse becomes irrelevant to one’s self and emotional well-being, a person has accomplished the _____ divorce.
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psychic
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The surge in divorce rates which began in the mid-1960s:
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did not level off until the 1990s.
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The most consistent predictor of marital stability in social science research is:
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age.
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Which of Wallerstein’s (1997) stages of children’s experience of divorce is characterized by restructuring the family and by social and economic changes?
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the transition stage
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Scholars suggest that divorce does not represent a devaluation of marriage but:
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an idealization of marriage.
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The _____ represents the number of divorces in a given year for every 1,000 people in the population.
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crude divorce rate.
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Goals of mediation include which of the following?
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to see that couples exit the marriage with less conflict
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Division of property, alimony, and child support are aspects of:
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the economic divorce.
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How does dating following separation and divorce differ from premarital dating?
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It is not as leisurely.
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According to the text, mothers are typically awarded custody for which the following reasons?
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Women usually prefer custody and men do not.
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Establishing a postdivorce identity involves:
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transition.
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Children from which of the following age groups are usually the most upset by their parents’ divorce?
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preadolescent children
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The statistic \”one out of two marriages ends in divorce\”:
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is derived from comparing the number of divorces to marriages in a given year. is misleading. is derived from comparing the number of divorces to marriages in a given year. reflects how popular or common marriage and divorce are in a given year. all of the above
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The first stage of disintegration, when one partner begins to disengage, is termed:
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the emotional divorce.

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