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The Golombok Rust Inventory of Marital State (GRIMS)

The Golombok Rust Inventory of Marital State (GRIMS)

The GRIMS is a 28-item questionnaire that assesses the quality of the relationship between a married or cohabiting couple. It has been particularly designed to be sensitive to change in a relationship over time. The GRIMS is used by relationship counsellors, marriage guidance counsellors, and also in research.

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GRIMS Publications

Rust, J. & Golombok, S. (2010) The Golombok Rust Inventory of Marital State: A reflection, Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 25(1), 54-56.

Rust, J., Bennun, I. Crowe, M. and Golombok, S.  (1990) The GRIMS: A psychometric instrument for the assessment of marital discordJournal of Family Therapy, 12, 45-57.

Rust, J and Goldstein J. H. (1989) Humour in marital adjustment. Humor: Internationsl Journal of Humor Research, 2(3), 217-223.

Rust, J., Golombok, S. and Collier, J. (1988)  Marital problems and sexual dysfunction: How are they related? British Journal of Psychiatry, 152, 629-631.

Rust, J., Golombok, S and Pickard, C. (1987) Marital problems in general practiceSexual and Marital Therapy, 2(2), 127-130.

Rust, J., Bennun, I., Crowe, M. and Golombok, S. (1986) The Golombok Rust Inventory of Marital StateSexual and Marital Therapy, 1(1), 55-60.

The Golombok Rust Inventory of Marital State is a companion questionnaire to the Golombok Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction.