The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

Editor(s): Patricia Noller, Gery C. Karantzas

Published Online: 23 APR 2012 01:16AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444334500

Online ISBN: 9781444354119

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354119

About this Book

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships presents original articles from leading experts that link research, policy, and practice together to reflect the most current knowledge of contemporary relationships.  

  • Offers interesting new perspectives on a range of relationship issues facing twenty-first century Western society
  • Helps those who work with couples and families facing with relationship issues
  • Includes practical suggestions for dealing with relationship problems
  • Explores diverse issues, including 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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Trends in Couple and Family Relationships

  2. Part II: Families Across the Lifespan

  3. Part III: Communication and Conflict Processes in Couples and Families

    1. Chapter 8

      Conflict Avoidance in Families (pages 113–128)

      John P. Caughlin, Jennifer L. Hardesty and Ashley V. Middleton

  4. Part IV: Individual Differences Perspectives on Intimacy, Love, and Caregiving

  5. Part V: Cognitive and Affective Processes in Couple Relationships

  6. Part VI: Education and Intervention in Couple and Family Relationships

  7. Part VII: Interpersonal Processes, Families, and Mental Health

  8. Part VIII: Implications for Policy

  9. Part IX: Integration and Conclusion

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