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Measurement of boundary ambiguity in families

Pauline G. Boss

Measurement of boundary ambiguity in families

by Pauline G. Boss

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Published by Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-25).

    StatementPauline G. Boss, Jan R. Greenberg, Debra Pearce-McCall.
    SeriesStation bulletin -- 593-1990., Station bulletin (Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 593.
    ContributionsGreenberg, Jan R., Pearce-McCall, Debra., Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17703999M

    We used data from the first wave of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to examine family boundary ambiguity in adolescent and mother reports of family structure and found that the greater the family complexity, the more likely adolescent and mother reports of family structure were discrepant. This boundary ambiguity in reporting was most . Nancy McCormack, Catherine Cotter, in Managing Burnout in the Workplace, Role conflict and role ambiguity. Role conflict and role ambiguity have both been linked to burnout. Role ambiguity is a term used to describe the lack of clarity, certainty and/or predictability one might have expected with regards to behaviour in a job (due, perhaps to an ill-defined or ambiguous .

    Pauline Boss, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota; a Fellow in the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She was visiting professor at Harvard Medical School (–95) and the Moses Professor at Hunter School of Social Work (–). Key Words: ambiguous loss, boundary ambiguity, family stress, measurement, theory development. This year marks 30 years since the construct of family boundary ambiguity (BA) was first introduced in a published article (Boss, ) to the interdisciplinary field of family .

    Family boundary ambiguity can be defined as confusion about who is in and who is out of the family system, because of the physical or psychological absence of one or more of the members (Boss & Greenburg, ). Boundary ambiguity has been studied in families in which the gain or loss of a family member is vague such as missing-in-action. boundary ambiguity and family ambivalence were also associated with poorer family functioning. The results from this study extend existing theoretical applications of the Contextual Model (Boss, ) to military families through the incorporation of boundary ambiguity .


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Measurement of boundary ambiguity in families by Pauline G. Boss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The family may perceive a physically absent member as psychologically present or a physically present member as psychologically absent. In either case, the family boundary is ambiguous. This review is presented to clarify the meaning of boundary ambiguity and to explore its scope and application as a by: Request PDF | Family Boundary Ambiguity: A 30‐Year Review of Theory, Research, and Measurement | Since its introduction 30 years ago, family boundary ambiguity (BA) has.

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Family Boundary Ambiguity and the Measurement of Family Structure: The Significance of Cohabitation Article (PDF Available) in Demography 46(1) March with Reads. Boss, P., Greenberg, J., & Pearce-McCall, D.

Measurement of boundary ambiguity in families. (Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. Measurement of Boundary Ambiguity Normative Developmental Boundary Ambiguity Across the Family Life Cycle Grounded in the latest research literature and clearly written, this book offers its readers an integrative framework, the Contextual Model of Family Stress, that advances understanding of and practice with families facing adversity.

Measurement of Boundary Ambiguity in Families 4 From events inside the family, a situation may develop in which family members can get the facts surrounding the event of loss but, for some reason, they ignore or deny these facts.

From within the family. Ambiguous Loss and Boundary Ambiguity in Multiracial Families: An Extension of Ambiguous Loss Theory — by Dixon, A., The Measurement of Family Boundary Ambiguity: A General Variable in Family Stress Theory — by Boss, P., & Greenberg, J., Boundary Ambiguity.

On Septemfour commercial airliners were deliberately crashed—two into the World Trade Center in New York City, one into the Pentagon in Washington, DC, and one into a field in Pennsylvania—and more than 4, families from over eighty countries were simultaneously plunged into uncertainty.

Relatively few of these families. FAMILY BOUNDARY AMBIGUITY AND THE MEASUREMENT OF FAMILY STRUCTURE: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COHABITATION* Susan L. Brown and Wendy D. Manning Department of Sociology and Center for Family and Demographic Research Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH Ph: Fax: [email protected] Boss, P.

A clarification of the concept of psychological father presence in families experiencing ambiguity of boundary. Journal of Marriage & the Family, 39(1),   For this combined measure, pairs in which reports are discrepant are captured in a residual category labeled family boundary ambiguity.

Family boundary ambiguity taps disagreement between the adolescent and mother reports of family structure. It is a dichotomous measure coded 1 if the two reports differ and 0 if they are the same. Brown, Susan L.; & Manning, Wendy D. Family boundary ambiguity and the measurement of family structure: The significance of cohabitation.

Demography, 46(1. Family boundary ambiguity: A year review of theory, research, and measurement. Family Relations: Special issue on ambiguous. Thus, a member may feel uncertain on how to address questions related to status, role, membership, divorce, and remarriage in a family.

See permeable family. BOUNDARY AMBIGUITY: "Due to boundary ambiguity, it sometimes becomes awkward to discuss a family setup wherein members have come together as a product of marriage and remarriage.".

Boundary ambiguity: a risk factor in family stress management. In Family stress management: A contextual approach (pp. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n5. Results suggest that boundary ambiguity is much more prevalent in stepfamilies than original two-parent families and that boundary ambiguity is associated with the structure of the stepfamily.

Boundary ambiguity is negatively associated with the quality of the couple’s relationship and stability of the union, but only from the perspective of.

Measurement of Boundary Ambiguity in Families Boss, Pauline G.; Greenberg, Jan R.; Pearce-McCall, Debra (Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, ) View/ Download file.

Utilizing the Contextual Model of Family Stress (Boss, ), this study examined military-related factors (e.g., rank, component, combat exposure, postdeployment time at home, cumulative length of deployments), boundary ambiguity, and family- and deployment-related ambivalence as predictors of family functioning during reintegration.

T1 - Family Boundary Ambiguity. T2 - A New Variable in Family Stress Theory. AU - Boss, Pauline E. AU - GREENBERG, JAN. PY - / Y1 - / N2 - The variable, degree of family boundary ambiguity, is increasingly being used in family research to describe and predict the effects of family membership loss and change over time.

Brown, S.L.; & Manning, W.D. (). Family boundary ambiguity and the measurement of family structure: The significance of cohabitation. Presented at the Population.Project Methods To obtain family narratives and to answer the general question of how individuals and families experiencing boundary ambiguity manage to stay well, in-depth in-home interviews will be used following the qualitative guidelines for family research recommended by Rosenblatt and by Moon & Sprenkle.

Two focus groups will be used to .Key Words: ambiguous loss, boundary ambiguity, family stress, measurement, theory development. This year marks 30 years since the construct of fam-ily boundary ambiguity (BA) was first introduced in a published article (Boss, ) to the interdisciplin-ary field of family stress.

Since that time, the concept.