Social Support in Couples

Social Support in Couples

Marriage as A Resource in Times of Stress

eBook - 1996
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Social support is vital in long-term relationships of couples. This volume provides a rich understanding of this support system. Following an overview of definitions and conceptualizations of social support, Cutrona explores everyday acts that communicate caring and concern in dyads, discussing such issues as: gender-related differences; the interplay between supportive and destructive interactions; and high stress levels experienced during chronic illness.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1996
ISBN: 9781452248202
Characteristics: 1 online resource (167 pages)


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