|STEVEN R. H. BEACH, Ph.D., is the
Director of the Institute for Behavioral
Research and Professor of
Psychology at the University of Georgia. For the past 15 years Dr.
Beach has been examining the role of marital processes in depression.
He is interested both in the potential of marital relationship variables
to protect against depression as well as the potential of depression
to precipitate marital problems. More recently, he has focused attention
on the role of self-evaluation maintenance processes in marital satisfaction
and marital behavior. Dr. Beach is interested in prevention and treatment
as well as developing better models of the linkage between intrapersonal
and interpersonal systems. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical
Psychology at State University of New York at Stony Brook.