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Psychology of love 101 / Karin Sternberg, PhD.

Author/Creator:
Sternberg, Karin, 1976-
Publication:
New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (223 p.)
Edition:
[Enhanced Credo edition]
Series:
Psych 101 series.
The psych 101 series
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Other Title:
Psychology of love one hundred and one
Subjects:
Love.
Interpersonal attraction.
Interpersonal relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
This incisive text provides a comprehensive tour of both classic and contemporary theories and research on the how and why of human love. In addition to presenting the major biological, social, and cultural theories that have been developed on this topic, the book looks at what research has shown us about such essential issues as basic attraction, the life course of relationships, how personality and environment affect love, and how therapeutic interventions can sometimes improve relationships.
Contents:
Introduction: the nature of love
Love from a biological perspective
Are there different kinds of love? Taxonomic approaches
Cultural theories of love
A primer on methods: constructing a love scale
Interpersonal attraction
Stages of relationships: how relationships are formed, maintained, and ended
Online dating
Love and personality
Relationship challenges: questions and answers.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
ISBN:
0-8261-0933-0
1-78539-869-5
0-8261-0936-5
OCLC:
862372318
Access Restriction:
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.