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Marital Functioning Among Combat Veterans

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2009 by Stanford University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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First received: December 10, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2009
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this research study is to examine marital dynamics related to husband-wife reunification following the veteran's return

Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Marital Functioning Among Combat Veterans

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

We are interested in patterns of husband/wife communication and interaction regarding conflict resolution, trauma experiences, marital satisfaction, occupational functioning, social functioning, family functioning, and substance use.

We hope to discover ways to assist couples in reducing marital stress.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
A total of 10 couples (N=20) will be enrolled in the study. At least one of the marital dyad will be an Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) veteran.

Inclusion Criteria:18 and older Married or in a married like relationship One partner has served in Afghanistan or Iraq

Exclusion Criteria:Separated

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01031654

United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Principal Investigator: Cheryl Gore-Felton Ph.D. Stanford University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Cheryl Gore-Felton Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT01031654     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SU-04222009-2379  9022 
Study First Received: December 10, 2009
Last Updated: December 10, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on February 20, 2017