Couples Coping with Stress : A Cross-Cultural Perspective
by Mariana K. Falconier and Ashley K. Randall
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138906654 | 350 Pages | True PDF | 7.52 MB
This is the first book that reviews both empirical and clinical applications of how couples jointly cope with stress - dyadic coping - around the globe.
- How couples in different cultures deal with stress and how values and traditions affect dyadic stress and coping.
- Global applications, especially to couples in the regions highlighted in the book - the U.S (including one chapter on Latino couples in the U.S.)., Australia, China, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal, Romania, and Switzerland.
- Factors encountered in examining dyadic coping using the STM Model including measurement and assessment issues.
- Suggestions for making treatment, prevention, and intervention programs for couples more effective.
Ideal for relationship researchers, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and advanced students who work with couples dealing with stress. This book is also appropriate for advanced courses on interpersonal processes, close relationships, stress and coping, multicultural issues in marriage and family therapy or counseling, or family systems, taught in a variety of social science disciplines.
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