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Weight Loss Among Widows More Harmful to Health than Post-Wedding Weight Gain, Research Shows

The death of a spouse has a much more profound effect on weight change than marital status, according to new research by sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

From devotion to divorce, family scientists explore what makes parents tick

From devotion to divorce, family scientists explore what makes parents tick

Parentology: One of the most fascinating aspects of studying parenting, say professors Deborah Jacobvitz and Nancy Hazen-Swann, is observing how parents confront (or fail to confront) the legacies of their own childhoods.

Health Notes: Researchers Examine the Science and Sociology of Family Health

June 15 is Father's Day. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss issues ranging from father/daughter relationships to the psychological health of stay-at-home dads. The following experts are available to discuss their research on family relationships.

Researchers diagnose health consequences of marriage, divorce

Researchers diagnose health consequences of marriage, divorce

So, why aren’t you married? It’s an age-old question dreaded by single people. The underlying assumption of the awkward inquiry: there is something wrong with being single and one’s life is somehow incomplete without a partner.  But does marriage mean you will live happily, and healthfully, ever after?  Research does reveal that married people live…   » Continue Reading

Health Notes: Researchers Examine Romantic Relationships

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin examine the science and sociology of intimate relationships, from the initial attraction between two people to the effects of long-term compatibility and separation. The following experts are available to discuss their research on human relationships.