Wms - 7:18:00 PM 1 Effects of marriage on health marriage rate is decreasing and the divorce rate in increasing over time in 2000 60 of adults were

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04/12/2007 19:18:00 1. Effects of marriage on health marriage rate is decreasing and the divorce rate in increasing over time in 2000, 60% of adults were married the average age of marriage is getting later o men 27, women 25 applicable to same sex committed partnerships a. evidence o being married is beneficial psychologically and physically o men get more benefits from marriage o single men are the loneliness, can’t talk about emotions with their guy  friends  b. explanations o main effects – better heath habits, better self esteem, early detection of  disease o buffering effects- financial support, emotional support,  c. reasons men benefit more o social support o chronic illness- men get more care taking than women do o health behavior- positive heath effects o men are more satisfied in their marriages than women
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course WMS 3500 taught by Professor Irelan during the Spring '08 term at Western Michigan.

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Wms - 7:18:00 PM 1 Effects of marriage on health marriage rate is decreasing and the divorce rate in increasing over time in 2000 60 of adults were

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