Accession Number : ADA184051

Title :   Stress and Overload on the Woman in the Dual Career Navy Family,

Corporate Author : SAN DIEGO STATE UNIV CA SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Personal Author(s) : Johnson, Vanessa O

PDF Url : ADA184051

Report Date : 29 Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : Although Navy couples are on the rise, there has been little research on the problems that the woman encounter in this unique family. This thesis explores the causes and the impact of stress and overload on the woman in the dual career Navy family. The areas addressed in a review of the literature include: (1) Dual Career Families; (2) The Woman in the Dual Career Family; (3) Stress; (4) Causes of Stress; (5) Overload; (6) Signs of Overload and finally; (7) Coping Strategies. It was hypothesized that no matter how high the woman climbs the latter in her military career, she will still be thought of as mom, if she is a mother and the one who is specifically responsible for childrearing and housekeeping. This study was conducted in San Diego, California in March of 1987. All of the respondents were active duty dual career female Naval Officers, who were married to active duty military men. The measuring device utilized for this study was a four part questionnaire that consisted of four parts: Background Information; Stressors: Role Overload; and The Dual Career Marriage.

Descriptors :   *NAVY, *NAVAL PERSONNEL, *STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), *STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), CAREERS, ACTIVE DUTY, MALES, MILITARY PERSONNEL, IMPACT, OVERLOAD, THESES, CALIFORNIA, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, COUPLING(INTERACTION), SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, WOMEN, MARRIAGE

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE