Leanne K. Knobloch

Publications

Lincoln Hall

Journal Articles

Knobloch, L. K., Owens, J. L., & Gobin, R. L. (in press). Soul wounds among combat trauma survivors: Experience, effects, and advice. Traumatology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/trm0000307 

Knobloch, L. K., & Basinger, E. D. (2021). Communication mediators of the link between depressive symptoms and relationship satisfaction among Army soldiers. Family Relations, 70(2), 422-436.  https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12447

Knobloch, L. K., Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., Yorgason, J. B., Basinger, E. D., Abendschein, B., & McAninch, K. G. (2021). Suspicion about a partner's deception and trust as roots of relational uncertainty during the post-deployment transition. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 38(3), 912-934. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407520970645    

Knobloch, L. K., Nichols, L. O., & Martindale-Adams, J. (2020). Applying relational turbulence theory to adult caregiving relationships. The Gerontologist, 60(4), 598-606. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz090

Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., Knobloch, L. K., Scott, S., & Fiore, H. (2020). Relationship changes of military couples during reintegration: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(7), 2145-2165. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407520917461      

Knobloch, L. K., Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., & Yorgason, J. B. (2019). Mental health symptoms and the reintegration difficulty of military couples following deployment: A longitudinal application of the relational turbulence model. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75(4), 742-765. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22734

Knobloch, L. K., Owens, J. L., Matheson, L. N., & Dodson, M. B. (2019). Evaluating the effectiveness of REBOOT Combat Recovery: A faith-based combat trauma healing program. Military Psychology, 31(4), 306-314. https://doi.org/10.1080/08995605.2019.1630228

Basinger, E. D., & Knobloch, L. K. (2018). A grounded theory of online coping by parents of military service members. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 35(5), 702-721. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407517694769

Knobloch, L. K., Basinger, E. D., Abendschein, B., Wehrman, E. C., Monk, J. K., & McAninch, K. G. (2018). Communication in online forums about the experience and management of relational uncertainty in military life. Journal of Family Communication, 18(1), 13-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/15267431.2017.1373355

Knobloch, L. K., Basinger, E. D., & Theiss, J. A. (2018). Relational turbulence and perceptions of partner support during reintegration after military deployment. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 46(1), 52-73. https://doi.org/10.1080/00909882.2017.1409906 

Knobloch, L. K., Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., & Yorgason, J. B. (2018). Communication of military couples during deployment predicting generalized anxiety upon reunion. Journal of Family Psychology, 32(1), 12-21. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000344

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2018). Relational turbulence theory applied to the transition from deployment to reintegration. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 10(3), 535-549. https://doi.org/10.1111/jftr.12281

Knobloch, L. K., Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., Yorgason, J. B., Ebata, A. T., & McGlaughlin, P. C. (2017). Military children's difficulty with reintegration after deployment: A relational turbulence model perspective. Journal of Family Psychology, 31(5), 542-552. https://doi.org/10.1037/fam0000299

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2017). Topic avoidance about deployment upon reunion: Applying the relational turbulence model. Military Behavioral Health, 5(2), 117-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2016.1272013

Knobloch, L. K., Basinger, E. D., Wehrman, E. C., Ebata, A. T., & McGlaughlin, P. C. (2016). Communication of military couples during deployment and reunion: Changes, challenges, benefits, and advice. Journal of Family Communication, 16(2), 160-179. https://doi.org/10.1080/15267431.2016.1146723

Knobloch, L. K., McAninch, K. G., Abendschein, B., Ebata, A. T., & McGlaughlin, P. C. (2016). Relational turbulence among military couples after reunion following deployment. Personal Relationships, 23(4), 742-758. https://doi.org/10.1111/pere.12148  

Knobloch, L. K., Sharabi, L. L., Delaney, A. L., & Suranne, S. M. (2016). The role of relational uncertainty in topic avoidance among couples with depression. Communication Monographs, 83(1), 25-48. https://doi.org/10.1080/03637751.2014.998691

Sharabi, L. L., Delaney, A. L., & Knobloch, L. K. (2016). In their own words: How clinical depression affects romantic relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 33(4), 421-448. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407515578820

Solomon, D. H., Knobloch, L. K., Theiss, J. A., & McLaren, R. M. (2016). Relational turbulence theory: Explaining variation in subjective experiences and communication within romantic relationships. Human Communication Research, 42(4), 507-532. https://doi.org/10.1111/hcre.12091

Knobloch, L. K., Pusateri, K. B., Ebata, A. T., & McGlaughlin, P. C. (2015). Experiences of military youth during a family member's deployment: Changes, challenges, and opportunities.  Youth & Society, 47(3), 319-342. https://doi.org/10.1177/0044118x12462040

Knobloch, L. K., Pusateri, K. B., Ebata, A. T., & McGlaughlin, P. C. (2014). Communicative experiences of military youth during a parent's return home from deployment. Journal of Family Communication, 14(4), 291-309. https://doi.org/10.1080/15267431.2014.945701 

Theiss, J. A., & Knobloch, L. K. (2014). Relational turbulence and the post-deployment transition: Self, partner, and relationship focused turbulence. Communication Research, 41(1), 27-51. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650211429285

Knobloch, L. K., Ebata, A. T., McGlaughlin, P. C., & Ogolsky, B. (2013). Depressive symptoms, relational turbulence, and the reintegration difficulty of military couples following wartime deployment. Health Communication, 28(8), 754-766. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2013.800440

Knobloch, L. K., Ebata, A. T., McGlaughlin, P. C., & Theiss, J. A. (2013). Generalized anxiety and relational uncertainty as predictors of topic avoidance during reintegration following military deployment. Communication Monographs, 80(4), 452-477. https://doi.org/10.1080/03637751.2013.828159

Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., Knobloch, L. K., Durbin, C. E., Rosen, A., & Critchfield, K. L. (2013). Comparing the interpersonal behavior of distressed couples with and without depression. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69(12), 1250-1268. https://doi.org/10.1002/jclp.21998

Theiss, J. A., & Knobloch, L. K. (2013). A relational turbulence model of military service members' relational communication during reintegration. Journal of Communication, 63(6), 1109-1129. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcom.12059

Knobloch, L. K., & Delaney, A. L. (2012). Themes of relational uncertainty and interference from partners in depression. Health Communication, 27(8), 750765. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2011.639293

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2012). Experiences of U.S. military couples during the post-deployment transition: Applying the relational turbulence model. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 29(4), 423-450. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407511431186

Knobloch, L. K., Knobloch-Fedders, L. M., & Durbin, C. E. (2011). Depressive symptoms and relational uncertainty as predictors of reassurance-seeking and negative feedback-seeking in conversation. Communication Monographs, 78(4), 437-462. https://doi.org/10.1080/03637751.2011.618137  [Golden Anniversary Monograph Award, National Communication Association, 2012]

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2011a). Depressive symptoms and mechanisms of relational turbulence as predictors of relationship satisfaction among returning service members. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(4), 470-478. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024063

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2011b). Relational uncertainty and relationship talk within courtship: A longitudinal actor-partner interdependence model. Communication Monographs, 78(1), 3-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/03637751.2010.542471

Knobloch, L. K., & Knobloch-Fedders, L. M. (2010). The role of relational uncertainty in depressive symptoms and relationship quality: An actor-partner interdependence model. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27(1), 137-159. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407509348809

Knobloch, L. K., Satterlee, K. L., & DiDomenico, S. M. (2010). Relational uncertainty predicting appraisals of face threat in courtship: Integrating uncertainty reduction theory and politeness theory. Communication Research, 37(3), 303-334. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650210362527

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2010). An actor-partner interdependence model of relational turbulence: Cognitions and emotions. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 27(5), 595-619. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407510368967  [Article Award, International Association for Relationship Research, 2012]

Theiss, J. A., & Knobloch, L. K. (2009). An actor-partner interdependence model of irritations in romantic relationships. Communication Research, 36(4), 510-537. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650209333033 

Theiss, J. A., Knobloch, L. K., Checton, M. G., & Magsamen-Conrad, K. (2009). Relationship characteristics associated with the experience of hurt in romantic relationships: A test of the relational turbulence model. Human Communication Research, 35(4), 588-615. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2958.2009.01364.x

Knobloch, L. K. (2008a). The content of relational uncertainty within marriage. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 25(3), 467-495. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407508090869

Knobloch, L. K. (2008b). Extending the Emotion-in-Relationships Model to conversation. Communication Research, 35(6), 822-848. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650208324273

Knobloch, L. K., & Schmelzer, B. (2008). Using the Emotion-in-Relationships Model to predict features of interpersonal influence attempts. Communication Monographs, 75(3), 219-247. https://doi.org/10.1080/03637750802256300

Knobloch, L. K. (2007). Perceptions of turmoil within courtship: Associations with intimacy, relational uncertainty, and interference from partners. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 24(3), 363-384. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407507077227

Knobloch, L. K., Miller, L. E., Bond, B. J., & Mannone, S. E. (2007). Relational uncertainty and message processing in marriage. Communication Monographs, 74(2), 154-180. https://doi.org/10.1080/03637750701390069 [Franklin H. Knower Outstanding Article Award, Interpersonal Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2011]   

Knobloch, L. K., Miller, L. E., & Carpenter, K. E. (2007). Using the relational turbulence model to understand negative emotion within courtship. Personal Relationships, 14(1), 91-112. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6811.2006.00143.x

Knobloch, L. K. (2006). Relational uncertainty and message production within courtship: Features of date request messages. Human Communication Research, 32(3), 244-273. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2958.2006.00275.x

Knobloch, L. K., & Donovan-Kicken, E. (2006). Perceived involvement of network members in courtships: A test of the relational turbulence model. Personal Relationships, 13(3), 281-302. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6811.2006.00118.x

Knobloch, L. K., Solomon, D. H., & Theiss, J. A. (2006). The role of intimacy in the production and perception of relationship talk within courtship. Communication Research, 33(4), 211-241. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650206289148

Knobloch, L. K. (2005). Evaluating a contextual model of responses to relational uncertainty increasing events: The role of intimacy, appraisals, and emotions. Human Communication Research, 31(1), 60-101. https://doi.org/10.1093/hcr/31.1.60

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2005). Relational uncertainty and relational information processing: Questions without answers? Communication Research, 32(3), 349-388. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650205275384  [Distinguished Article Award, Communication and Social Cognition Division, National Communication Association, 2007]

Knobloch, L. K., & Carpenter-Theune, K. E. (2004). Topic avoidance in developing romantic relationships: Associations with intimacy and relational uncertainty. Communication Research, 31(2), 173-205. https://doi.org/10.1177/0093650203261516

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2004). Interference and facilitation from partners in the development of interdependence within romantic relationships. Personal Relationships, 11(1), 115-130. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6811.2004.00074.x

Solomon, D. H., & Knobloch, L. K. (2004). A model of relational turbulence: The role of intimacy, relational uncertainty, and interference from partners in appraisals of irritations. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 21(6), 795-816. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407504047838  [Charles H. Woolbert Research Award, National Communication Association, 2018]

Solomon, D. H., Knobloch, L. K, & Fitzpatrick, M. A. (2004). Relational power, marital schema, and decisions to withhold complaints: An investigation of the chilling effect on confrontation in marriage. Communication Studies, 55(1), 146-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/10510970409388610

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2003a). Manifestations of relationship conceptualizations in conversation. Human Communication Research, 29(4), 482-515. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2958.2003.tb00853.x

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2003b). Responses to changes in relational uncertainty within dating relationships: Emotions and communication strategies. Communication Studies, 54(3), 282-305. https://doi.org/10.1080/10510970309363287

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2002a). Information seeking beyond initial interaction: Negotiating relational uncertainty within close relationships. Human Communication Research, 28(2), 243-257. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2958.2002.tb00806.x

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2002b). Intimacy and the magnitude and experience of episodic relational uncertainty within romantic relationships. Personal Relationships, 9(4), 457-478. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-6811.09406

Knobloch, L. K., Solomon, D. H, & Cruz, M. G. (2001). The role of relationship development and attachment in the experience of romantic jealousy. Personal Relationships, 8(2), 205-224. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-6811.2001.tb00036.x

Solomon, D. H., & Knobloch, L. K. (2001). Relationship uncertainty, partner interference, and intimacy within dating relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 18(6), 804-820. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407501186004

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (1999). Measuring the sources and content of relational uncertainty. Communication Studies, 50(4), 261-278. https://doi.org/10.1080/10510979909388499

 

Book Chapters

Knobloch, L. K. (in press). Military families and deployment separations. In A. Vangelisti (Ed.), Handbook of family communication. Routledge. 

Knobloch, L. K., Solomon, D. H., Theiss, J. A., & McLaren, R. M. (in press). Relational turbulence theory: Interpersonal communication during times of transition. In D. O. Braithwaite & P. Schrodt (Eds.), Engaging theories in interpersonal communication (3rd ed.). Routledge. 

Solomon, D. H., Theiss, J. A., Knobloch, L. K., & McLaren, R. M. (2019). Reflections on the development of relational turbulence theory. In S. R. Wilson & S. W. Smith (Eds.), Reflections on interpersonal communication research (pp. 315-335). Cognella.

Wilson, S. R., & Knobloch, L. K. (2019). Reflections on interpersonal communication research and military families. In S. R. Wilson & S. W. Smith (Eds.), Reflections on interpersonal communication research (pp. 271-290). Cognella.

Cozza, S. J., Knobloch, L. K., Gewirtz, A. H., DeVoe, E. R., Gorman, L. A., Flake, E. M., Lester, P. E., Kees, M. R., & Lerner, R. M. (2018). Lessons learned and future recommendations for conducting research with military children and families. In L. Hughes-Kirchubel, S. MacDermid Wadsworth, & D. S. Riggs (Eds.), A battle plan for supporting military families: Lessons for the leaders of tomorrow (pp. 265-288). Springer International. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-68984-5_16

Knobloch, L. K., Solomon, D. H., Theiss, J. A., & McLaren, R. M. (2018). Relational turbulence theory: Understanding family communication during times of change. In D. O. Braithwaite, E. A. Suter, & K. Floyd (Eds.), Engaging theories in family communication (2nd ed., pp. 255-266). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315204321-23

Knobloch, L. K. (2015). The relational turbulence model: Communicating during times of transition. In D. O. Braithwaite & P. Schrodt (Eds.), Engaging theories in interpersonal communication: Multiple perspectives (2nd ed., pp. 377-388). Sage.

Knobloch, L. K., Theiss, J. A., & Wehrman, E. C. (2015). Communication of military couples during deployment: Topic avoidance and relational uncertainty. In E. Sahlstein Parcell & L. M. Webb (Eds.), A communication perspective on the military: Interactions, messages, and discourses (pp. 39-58). Peter Lang. https://doi.org/10.3726/978-1-4539-1562-2/15

Knobloch, L. K., & Wilson, S. R. (2015). Communication in military families across the deployment cycle. In L. H. Turner & R. West (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of family communication (pp. 370-385). Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483375366.n24      

Knobloch, L. K., & McAninch, K. G. (2014). Uncertainty management. In P. J. Schultz & P. Cobley (Series Eds.) & C. R. Berger (Vol. Ed.), Handbooks of communication science: Vol. 6. Interpersonal communication (pp. 297-319). De Gruyter Mouton. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110276794.297

Knobloch, L. K., & Theiss, J. A. (2014). Relational turbulence within military couples during reintegration following deployment. In S. MacDermid Wadsworth & D. S. Riggs (Eds.), Military deployment and its consequences for families (pp. 37-59). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8712-8_3

Knobloch, L. K., & Wehrman, E. C. (2014). Family relationships embedded in United States military culture. In C. R. Agnew (Ed.), Social influences on close relationships: Beyond the dyad (pp. 58-82). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9781139333610.005

Knobloch, L. K., & Metts, S. (2013). Emotion in relationships. In J. A. Simpson & L. Campbell (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of close relationships (pp. 514-534). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195398694.013.0023

Dillard, J. P., & Knobloch, L. K. (2011). Interpersonal influence. In M. L. Knapp & J. A. Daly (Eds.), The Sage handbook of interpersonal communication (4th ed., pp. 389-422). Sage.

Knobloch, L. K. (2010). Relational uncertainty and interpersonal communication. In S. W. Smith & S. R. Wilson (Eds.), New directions in interpersonal communication research (pp. 69-93). Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483349619.n4

Knobloch, L. K., & Satterlee, K. L. (2009). Relational uncertainty: Theory and application. In T. D. Afifi & W. A. Afifi (Eds.), Uncertainty, information management, and disclosure decisions: Theories and applications (pp. 106-127). Routledge.

Knobloch, L. K. (2008). Uncertainty Reduction Theory: Communicating under conditions of ambiguity. In L. A. Baxter & D. O. Braithwaite (Eds.), Engaging theories in interpersonal communication: Multiple perspectives (pp. 133-144). Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483329529.n10

Knobloch, L. K., & Miller, L. E. (2008). Uncertainty and relationship initiation. In S. Sprecher, A. Wenzel, & J. Harvey (Eds.), The handbook of relationship initiation (pp. 121-134). Psychology Press.

Knobloch, L. K. (2007). The dark side of relational uncertainty: Obstacle or opportunity? In B. H. Spitzberg & W. R. Cupach (Eds.), The dark side of interpersonal communication (2nd ed., pp. 31-59). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Knobloch, L. K., & Solomon, D. H. (2005). Measuring conversational equality at the relational level. In V. Manusov (Ed.), The sourcebook of nonverbal measures: Going beyond words (pp. 295-307). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Dillard, J. P., Anderson, J. W., & Knobloch, L. K. (2002). Interpersonal influence. In M. L. Knapp & J. A. Daly (Eds.), Handbook of interpersonal communication (3rd ed., pp. 425-474). Sage.

 

Brief Essays

Knobloch, L. K. (2016). Uncertainty reduction theory. In C. R. Berger & M. E. Roloff (Eds.), International encyclopedia of interpersonal communication (p. 1-13). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118540190.wbeic144

Knobloch, L. K., & McAninch, K. G. (2016). Relational uncertainty. In C. R. Berger & M. E. Roloff (Eds.), International encyclopedia of interpersonal communication (p. 1-10). Wiley-Blackwell.

Knobloch, L. K., & Wilson, S. R. (2016). Communication in military families. In C. R. Berger & M. E. Roloff (Eds.), International encyclopedia of interpersonal communication (p. 1-5). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118540190.wbeic101

Wilson, S. R., & Knobloch, L. K. (2016). Military families and communication. In J. F. Nussbaum (Ed.), Oxford research encyclopedia of communication. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.182

Knobloch, L. K. (2015). Relational uncertainty. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The concise encyclopedia of communication (pp. 528-529). Wiley-Blackwell.

Knobloch, L. K. (2009). Stage theories of relationship development. In Harry T. Reis & S. K. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human relationships (Vol. 3, pp. 1589-1592). Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412958479.n524

Knobloch, L. K. (2009). Uncertainty reduction theory. In S. W. Littlejohn & K. A. Foss (Eds.), Encyclopedia of communication theory (pp. 976-978). Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412959384.n386

Knobloch, L. K. (2008, August). Asking for a date: Does your partner's behavior matter? Communication Currents, 3 (4).

Knobloch, L. K. (2008). Relational uncertainty. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The international encyclopedia of communication (Vol. IX, pp. 4169-4171). Wiley-Blackwell.