A study of cultural variability and relational maintenance behaviors for international and domestic proximal and long distance interpersonal relationships.

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This thesis examined 228 college students' reported use of relational maintenance behaviors and strategies and their reported perception of the degree of relational satisfaction and solidarity with the relational partners they chose to identify. The study gathered extensive data with the intention of primarily investigating the validity and reliability of measurement of relational maintenance behaviors across cultures with some attention to correlations between relationship maintenance behaviors, relationship satisfaction, and interpersonal solidarity. The study focused on refining previous measures of relationship maintenance behaviors in order to develop a comprehensive global measure. The study found that a linear combination of factors or ... continued below

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Kidenda, Thomas J. August 2002.

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This thesis examined 228 college students' reported use of relational maintenance behaviors and strategies and their reported perception of the degree of relational satisfaction and solidarity with the relational partners they chose to identify. The study gathered extensive data with the intention of primarily investigating the validity and reliability of measurement of relational maintenance behaviors across cultures with some attention to correlations between relationship maintenance behaviors, relationship satisfaction, and interpersonal solidarity. The study focused on refining previous measures of relationship maintenance behaviors in order to develop a comprehensive global measure. The study found that a linear combination of factors or relationship maintenance behaviors are related to relational satisfaction and interpersonal solidarity.

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Kidenda, Thomas J. A study of cultural variability and relational maintenance behaviors for international and domestic proximal and long distance interpersonal relationships., thesis, August 2002; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3238/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .