A Clinician's Guide to Maintaining and Enhancing Close Relationships [NOOK Book]

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In the past 10 years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of theoretical and empirical investigations into the maintenance and enhancement of close, romantic relationships. This literature targets the everyday behaviors, expressions of love, and cognitive styles that characterize such relationships. Chapters provide a sampling of the expanse of topics in the domain of how clinical scholars and practitioners address the timely topic of maintaining and enhancing close romantic relationships, ...
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A Clinician's Guide to Maintaining and Enhancing Close Relationships

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Overview

In the past 10 years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of theoretical and empirical investigations into the maintenance and enhancement of close, romantic relationships. This literature targets the everyday behaviors, expressions of love, and cognitive styles that characterize such relationships. Chapters provide a sampling of the expanse of topics in the domain of how clinical scholars and practitioners address the timely topic of maintaining and enhancing close romantic relationships, including marriage. A distinguished group of scholars and therapists discuss specific problems, such as alcoholism and therapeutic interventions, such as insight therapy. Topics include maintenance issues relevant to: depression, anxiety disorders, the role of children in affecting close relationships, how premarital therapy may serve as an antidote to early relationship problems, forgiveness, remarriage issues, and peer marriage. This volume is intended for practitioners in the field of close romantic relationships, such as marriage, family and relationship therapists, and clinicians.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135656683
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 654 KB

Table of Contents

Maintaining and Enhancing Close Relationships: Linking Theory With Practice 1
Pt. I Theoretical Links to Practice
1 Issues in Ebb and Flow: Management and Maintenance of Relationships as a Skilled Activity 13
2 Hurtful Messages in Family Relationships: When the Pain Lingers 43
3 The Application of Attachment Theory to Individual Behavior and Functioning in Close Relationships: Theory, Research, and Practical Applications 63
4 Couples' and Children's Functioning in Families: Toward a Family Perspective on Relationship Maintenance and Enhancement 81
5 Relationship Maintenance and Enhancement in Stepfamilies: Clinical Applications 105
Pt. II Psychopathology and Close Relationships
6 The Empirical Underpinnings of Marital Therapy for Depression 133
7 The Effects of Postpartum Depression on Close Relationships 157
8 Anxiety Disorders and Relationships: Implications for Etiology, Functionality, and Treatment 177
9 Characteristics of Close Relationships in Individuals With Social Phobia: A Preliminary Comparison With Nonanxious Individuals 199
10 When One Marital Partner Is an Alcoholic 215
Pt. III Prevention and Intervention
11 The Role of Clinicians in the Prevention of Marital Distress and Divorce 233
12 Integrating Insight-Oriented Techniques Into Couple Therapy 259
13 Forgiveness: Toward a Public Health Approach to Intervention 277
Pt. IV Commentaries
Maintaining Relationships in the Millennium 303
The Relevance of the Biological Dimension and Biopsychosocial Therapy in Maintaining and Enhancing Close Relationships 313
Author Index 321
Subject Index 337
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