• Attitudes toward marriage and divorce in East Asia 

    Ko, Kwang Man I (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Attitudes about marriage and divorce, which is related to cultural values and societal norms, are important as they can be indicators of couple relationship quality and marital stability. Along with the rapid social, ...
  • Between a nuclear family and a stepfamily : growing up with married biological parents and older half-siblings 

    Sanner, Caroline (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Shared children in stepfamilies (i.e., those who are born into the repartnered family; they live with married biological parents and older half-siblings) have been found to fare worse than other sibling groups on a variety ...
  • Divorced fathers' perceptions of parental disclosures to children 

    Kang, Young Jin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Parental disclosures about divorce-related topics can help children understand changes and reduce uncertainty following divorce; however, such disclosures ...
  • Maternal-child nurses' social judgments about types of fathers 

    Akright, Jan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    Nurses are affected by societal attitudes and are not immune to implicit social judgments. This mixed-methods study examined nurses' : (1) perceptions about various types of fathers, (2) emotional reactions to the fathers, ...