Comprehensive Child Marriage Research Library

Personality Influences in the Stability of Early (Teenage) Marriage in the United States

Author(s):

Object Type:

Levine, KS; Hennessy, JJ

Article

Year & Month/Season:

1990

Fall

Publication/Publisher:

Transaction Period Consortium

Peer Reviewed

false

PDF Available?

false

Public Link:

ISSN (If Available)

0737-8262

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ISBN (If Book):

Page Start

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Page End

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Volume

9

Issue

3

DOI

10.1007/BF02686867

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Students Against Child Marriage's Object Summary:

This study explores whether or not personality has an impact on the success of early marriages. A group of 72 teenage couples was sampled. Before marriage, each study participant took a 16PF personality test which was studied along with the status of the marriage three to five years later. Findings indicate that personality may have an impact on whether marriages succeeded.

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