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The Art of Marriage Maintenance

The Art of Marriage Maintenance

by Sylvia R. Karasu, T. Byram Karasu


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The Art of Marriage Maintenance

Karasu (psychiatry, Cornell U.) and Karasu (psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Albert Einstein School of Medicine) examine the psychological and biological differences between men and women and how stresses at various points in life, such as pregnancy and child- rearing, illnesses, affairs, and even the resident obnoxious teenager can throw off a relationship. With plentiful examples and some pointed and sometimes surprising quotes, they cover how "the relationship," sex, power, and communication contribute or detract from a successful marriage, marriage in the baby years, the kid years, and the adolescence decades, midlife, and marriage as a cause of illness. They close by redefining marriage. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780765703774
Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

T. Byram Karasu, M.D., a graduate of the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is presently the Silverman Professor and University Chairman of the Deparmtent of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstien College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, and the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He is the author or editor of 20 books, including two novels, Of God and Madness and The Gotham Chronicles—The Culture of Sociopathy; a book of poetry, Rags of My Soul; the seminal work, Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders; and two best sellers, The Art of Serenity and The Spirit of Happiness. Dr. Karasu is a scholar, renowned clinician, teacher and lecturer, and the recipient of numerous awards. He lives in New York City.

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