The family routines inventory: theoretical origins.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

This paper describes the conceptual foundation underlying the development of the Family Routines Inventory, a new instrument designed to measure the extent of predictability or routinization in the daily life of a family. The primary impetus for the development of this instrument is a theoretical perspective in which family routines are regarded as behaviors which may protect the health and well-being of family members by providing stability and continuity during periods of stressful change.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Boyce, WT; Jensen, EW; James, SA; Peacock, JL

Published Date

  • January 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 193 - 200

PubMed ID

  • 6342143

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-5347

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0277-9536

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0277-9536(83)90116-8


  • eng