Handbook of Social Support and the Family by Gregory R. PierceHandbook of Social Support and the Family by Gregory R. Pierce

Handbook of Social Support and the Family

EditorGregory R. Pierce, I.g. Sarason


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This handbook provides the first collation and integration of social support and family research. Eminent researchers from these fields address conceptual and methodological issues; the role of social support in family relationships; stress; clinical problems; and support needs for families. With its coverage of a broad range of topics, this resource will benefit researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in community, counseling, developmental, health, and cognitive psychology as well as psychotherapy.
Title:Handbook of Social Support and the FamilyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:588 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306452324

ISBN - 13:9780306452321

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Table of Contents

Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Research on Social Support and the Family: Conceptualizing and Assessing Social Support in the Context of the Family; G.R. Pierce, et al. Information Processing Approaches to the Study of Family Relationship Schemas; P.L. Yee, et al. Social Support in Marriage: A Cognitive Perspective; S.R.H. Beach, et al. Social Support in Its Cultural Context; P. Dilworth-Anderson, S. Marshall. The Role of Social Support in Family Relationships: The Neglected Links between Marital Support and Marital Satisfaction; L.K. Acitelli. The Socialization of Emotional Support Skills in Childhood; B.R. Burleson, A.W. Kunkel. Attachment, Social Competency, and the Capacity to Use Social Support; H.M. Coble, et al. Social Support as a Determinant of Marital Quality: The Interplay of Negative and Supportive Behaviors; C.E. Cutrona. Contemporary Processes in the Social Networks of Older Adults; K. Rook, T.L. Schuster What Is Supportive about Social Support? On the Psychological Needs for Autonomy and Relatedness; R.M. Ryan, J.A. Solkey. The Impact of Marital and Social Network Support on Quality of Parenting; R.L. Simons, C. Johnson. The Mutual Influence of Family Support and Youth Adaptation; C. Timko, R.H. Moos. Stress, Clinical Problems, and Support Needs for Families: The Relation of Family Support to Adolescents' Psychological Distress and Behavior Problems; M. Barrera, Jr., S.A. Li. Social Support in Postdivorce Families; I. Bretherton, et al. Social Support and Pregnancy; C. Dunkel-Schetter. Social Support and Social Coping in Couples; S.E. Hobfoll. Social Support and Preventive Therapeutic Interventions; B. Lakey, C.J. Lutz. Family Stress and Social Support among Caregivers to Persons with Alzheimer's Disease; K. Pillemer, J. Suitor. The Role of Attachment in Perceived Support and the Stress and Coping Process; J.T. Ptacek. The Role of Family and Peer Relationships in Adolescent Substance Abuse; T.A. Willis, et al.. Index.

Editorial Reviews

`Valuable to anyone who is concerned with the study of families.' Choice `Well-referenced and up-to-date...of lasting value.' Child and Family Behavior Therapy