Self-Disclosure / Edition 1

Self-Disclosure / Edition 1

by Valerian Derlega, Sandra M. Metts, Sandra Petronio, Stephen T. Margulis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803939558

ISBN-13: 9780803939554

Pub. Date: 03/16/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Self-disclosure is a major factor in the development, maintenance and deterioration of a relationship. This volume explores how individuals negotiate with their relationship partners: what, where, when and how they communicate personal feelings and thoughts.

Among the issues examined are: how close relationships and self-disclosure are mutually

Overview

Self-disclosure is a major factor in the development, maintenance and deterioration of a relationship. This volume explores how individuals negotiate with their relationship partners: what, where, when and how they communicate personal feelings and thoughts.

Among the issues examined are: how close relationships and self-disclosure are mutually transformative; how subcultural differences between men and women influence self-disclosure in relationships; how the vulnerability and risk associated with disclosing personal information leads partners to be concerned about privacy regulation; and how stress-reducing disclosure, associated with the willingness to talk about stressful events, provides both a means of coping with unp

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803939554
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/16/1993
Series:
SAGE Series on Close Relationships Series, #5
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Self-Disclosure
A Useful Behavior for Studying Close Relationships
Developing Close Relationships
Gender
Privacy Regulation and Vulnerability
Coping with Stress and Social Support
Epilogue

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