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Advances in Personal Relationships

ISBN13: 9781853020780
ISBN: 1853020788
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $79.0
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Published Date:
Pages: 300

Recent research has made it increasingly clear that close personal relationships are the cornerstone of interpersonal behaviour and social contact and that such relationships are more than merely common in human experience, they are necessary for survival. Research indicating that the quality of one's intimate relationships predict the frequency, severity, and prognosis of both psychological and medical complaints and also possibly mediate the influence of environmental stress on adjustment and well-being. It is clear that much work needs to be done in order to fully understand the nature and influence of relationships in our lives.