The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships
The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships (edited by Pat Noller & Gery C. Karantzas) is an authoritative text 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
“Perhaps as never before, models of couples and families are changing dramatically in the 21st century. This remarkable and timely collection brings it all together, from description of societal trends to psychological studies of communication, affect, and cognition to implications for health, intervention, and policy. Noller and Karantzas have assembled an outstanding, up-to-date collection of theoretically grounded, empirically rich chapters. This volume is likely to end up one of the most well-worn books on your desk.”
-Harry Reis, Ph.D., University of Rochester