Social Support in Couples by Carolyn E. Cutrona
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Social Support in Couples
By Carolyn E. Cutrona

Social Support in Couples

Marriage as a Resource in Times of Stress

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Social Support in Couples by Carolyn E. Cutrona

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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. She also suggests specific techniques for therapists to use when assisting couples who want to increase the quality and frequency of mutual support.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803948846
ISBN-10: 0803948840
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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