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"An first-class gateway to additional exam of any of the subdisciplines of courting technological know-how, or as a examine instrument in its personal right."
―Library Journal

Relationships are primary to just about all domain names of human task, from delivery to dying. while humans perform fit, pleasurable relationships, they reside, paintings, and research extra successfully. whilst relationships are distressed or dysfunctional, everyone is much less chuffed, much less fit, and not more efficient. Few facets of human adventure have as extensive or as deep results on our lives.

The Encyclopedia of Human Relationships deals an interdisciplinary view of all kinds of human associations―friends, enthusiasts, spouses, roommates, coworkers, teammates, mom and dad and youngsters, cousins, siblings, pals, acquaintances, enterprise affiliates, etc. even though each one of those connections is exclusive in a few recognize, they proportion a standard center of ideas and approaches. those 3 volumes offer a state of the art overview of the large theories, techniques, and empirical findings approximately human relationships.

Key Features

  • Compiles modern information regarding how humans imagine, think, and act towards every one other
  • Presents the easiest within the field―authors who've contributed major medical wisdom approximately own relationships over the last a number of decades.
  • Offers a various method of courting technological know-how with contributions from psychology, sociology, verbal exchange, relations stories, anthropology, body structure, neuroscience, heritage, economics, and felony studies

Key Themes:

  • Cognitive techniques in Relationships
  • Communication Processes
  • Creating and holding Closeness
  • Dating, Courtship, and Marriage
  • The darkish facet of Relationships
  • Emotion approaches in Relationships
  • Family
  • Friendship and Caregiving in Adulthood
  • Health and the Biology of Relationships
  • Methods for learning Relationships
  • Personality and person Differences
  • Prevention and service of dating Problems
  • Psychological Processes
  • Sexuality
  • Social Context of Relationships
  • Social kin in early life and Adolescence
  • Theoretical ways to learning Relationships
  • Types of Relationships

Our relationships effect almost all points of our daily life and are of deep curiosity to scholars, researchers, teachers, and laypeople alike. This Encyclopedia is a useful addition to any educational or public library.

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