|Noller, Patricia / Karantzas, Gery C. (eds.)|
The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships
1. Edition February 2012
2012. 512 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4443-3450-0 - John Wiley & Sons
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This handbook offers keen insights into ways to confront the unique challenges of relationships in twenty-first century Western society. Original articles from an international cast of leading relationship researchers, practitioners, educators, and policy makers link research, policy, and practice to reflect the most up-to-date knowledge of the myriad issues surrounding contemporary relationships. In addition to tackling issues of love, sex, and intimacy, a number of authors focus on specific interventions that can be uutilized by professionals in assisting clients achieve more fulfilling relationships.
From the contents
IntroductionSection 1: Trends in Couple and Family RelationshipsSection 2: Families across the LifespanSection 3: Communication and conflict processes in couples and familiesSection 4: Individual Differences Perspectives on Intimacy, Love and CaregivingSection 5: Cognitive and Affective Processes in Couple RelationshipsSection 6: Education and Intervention in Couple and Family RelationshipsSection 7: Interpersonal Processes, Families and Mental HealthSection 8: Implications for PolicySection 9: Integration and Conclusion