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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

Edited by: Patricia Noller and Gery C. Karantzas
eISBN: 9781444334500
Print publication date: 2012

Subject Social Psychology and Personality » Psychology of Relationships

Key-Topics family

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781444334500.2012.x

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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships 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. Themes explored include family structure versus functioning; attachment theory; divorce and family breakdown; communication and conflict; self regulation, partner regulation, and behavior change; care-giving and parenting; relationship education; and therapy and policy implications. 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.

This handbook is an invaluable resource for counselors, therapists, and others involved in helping couples and families struggling to survive in the current social context.

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Noller, Patricia and Gery C. Karantzas (eds). The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships. Blackwell Publishing, 2012. Blackwell Reference Online. 26 April 2018 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781444334500_9781444334500>

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