Marital adjustment, satisfaction and dissolution among hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients and spouses: a prospective, five-year longitudinal investigation.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Psycho-oncology, Volume 19, Issue 2, p.190-200 (2010)


2010, Adult, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Female, Follow-Up Studies, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Humans, Male, Marriage, Middle Aged, Personal Satisfaction, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Shared Resources, Social Adjustment, Spouses


To examine the trajectory of marital adjustment, satisfaction and dissolution among 121 hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) couples-as a function of role (patient or spouse) and gender.