Marriage Education and Risk Reduction for Army Families (ICPSR 35913)

Principal Investigator(s): Stanley, Scott M., University of Denver


This project implements a community-level, controlled, longitudinal, randomized evaluation of an ongoing marriage education program for young married army couples. The intervention - Building Strong and Ready Families (BSRF) - is an army adaptation of the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP), delivered by army chaplains. The BSRF targets risk and protective factors for marital conflict and distress.

Access Notes

Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (5R01HD048780)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    marital instability, marriage, military families, military personnel

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

NICHD funded the PRIMARY DATA COLLECTION of this project.

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