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Psychology of family relationships.


Psychology of family relationships.

Ed. by Maria Russo and Anabella De Luca.

Nova Science Publishers


248 pages




International work collected here investigates the psychology of family relationships, including parent-child, sibling, maternal-fetal, and marital relationships. Some specific topics addressed include individual differences in emotionality among siblings, psychological processes affecting post-divorce paternal functioning, relationships in families with overweight children, research with stigmatized and socially isolated mothers, perceptions of family adaptability and self-esteem in late adolescence, and mother-infant interactions compared in Nicaraguan and Italian families. A psycho-educational program is described for helping children cope with marital conflict. Information on the editors is not given.

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Date:Nov 1, 2009
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