Longing, intimacy and loneliness / edited by Ami Rokach.

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London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.

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x, 167 pages : black and white illustrations, charts ; 25 cm



pt. I. What contributes to a good intimate relationship -- Dimensions and aspects of longing : age and gender differences in Swedish 9-, 12-, and 15-year-old children -- Processes through which adolescents believe romantic relationships influence friendship quality -- How do romantic relationship satisfaction, gender stereotypes and gender, relate to future time orientation in romantic relationships? -- Empathy and social support provision in couples : social support and the need to study the underlying processes -- Relationship satisfaction and conflict over minor and major issues in romantic relationships -- Socially desirable responding and impression management in the endorsement of love styles -- Humor use in romantic relationships : the effects of relationship satisfaction and pleasant versus conflict situations -- Words as environmental cues : the effect of the word "loving" on compliance to a blood donation request -- pt. II. Loneliness and intimate relationships -- Loneliness and marital adjustment of Turkish couples -- How does culture influence the degree of romantic loneliness and closeness? -- Longing, love, and loneliness.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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