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Matrimonial unrest mid term



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    Matrimonial unrest mid term Matrimonial unrest mid term Presentation Transcript

    • Matrimonial Unrest Presented by: Megan Ide- Psychologist Matthew Spott- Marriage Counselor
    • Background
      • Mr. & Mrs. Hartford are a newly wed couple that are worried about their marriage because they have been having arguments.
      • Neither one of them know the cause.
      • Decided to find out what causes the arguments instead of focusing on who started the fight.
    • Strategy
      • Mr. Hartford began taking a log on a daily basis about circumstances in his life that may be resulting in fights. He focused on things such as:
        • Amount of sleep he gets
        • Amount of coffee he drinks
        • Mrs. Hartford's PMS symptoms
        • Special events, traumas or situations that are occurring.
    • Observations
      • Mr. & Mrs. Hartford consulted the advice of myself, a psychologist and Matt a marriage counselor.
      • Observations, tests and hypotheses were made based on the data given.
    • Does not enough sleep result in a fight?
    • Result One
      • After evaluating and running the t-test it is determined that it is less likely that Mr. and Mrs. Hartford get into a fight when he has “enough” rest which is determined as 7.5 or more hours of sleep.
    • Does too much coffee result in a fight?
    • Result Two
      • It was concluded after evaluating the results of the test that less than 75% of the time drinking too much coffee which is 2 cups or more does not result in them often fighting.
    • Do PMS symptoms result in a fight?
    • Result Three
      • 10 of the 20 days they fought Mrs. Hartford did in fact have these symptoms so it was concluded that as often of more than 25% of the time a fight broke out when Mrs. Hartford had PMS symptoms.
    • Do significant events result in a fight?
    • Result Four
      • It is determined that it does not often result in a fight when an event has occurred that day. In fact data shows that when they did have an event occur no fights broke out. So more than 25% of the time that an event happened, it did not result in a fight.
    • Conclusion
      • According to the data 20 out of the past 75 days or 25% of the time Mr. and Mrs. Hartford got into a fight.
      • The two main factors that resulted in the fights are a lack of sleep on Mr. Hartford’s part and uncomfortable PMS symptoms for Mrs. Hartford and fights most often or 90% of the time occurred when these events happened simultaneously.
    • Recommendations
      • It is recommended that on the days when Mrs. Hartford is having uncomfortable PMS symptoms which usually occur on 2-3 consecutive days, Mr. Hartford should be sure to get at least 7.5 hours of sleep.
    • Questions?