Psychology of love 101 [electronic resource] / Karin Sternberg, PhD.

by Sternberg, Karin, 1976- [author.]Looking glass; Credo Reference (Firm) [distributor.]Looking glass.

Series: Psych 101 series: Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2016.Edition: [Enhanced Credo edition].Description: 1 online resource (16 entries) : 7 images ; digital files.ISBN: 9781785398698.Subject(s): Interpersonal attractionLooking glass | Interpersonal relationsLooking glass | LoveLooking glass | Electronic booksLooking glass
Contents:
Introduction: the nature of love -- Love from a biological perspective -- Are there different kinds of love? Taxonomic approaches -- Cultural theories of love -- A primer on methods: constructing a love scale -- Interpersonal attraction -- Stages of relationships: how relationships are formed, maintained, and ended -- Online dating -- Love and personality -- Relationship challenges: questions and answers.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-195). Technical information: Mode of access: World Wide Web. Access restrictions: Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.Abstract: This incisive text provides a comprehensive tour of both classic and contemporary theories and research on the how and why of human love. In addition to presenting the major biological, social, and cultural theories that have been developed on this topic, the book looks at what research has shown us about such essential issues as basic attraction, the life course of relationships, how personality and environment affect love, and how therapeutic interventions can sometimes improve relationships.Alternative form: Print version: 0826109357 9780826109354 (DLC) 2013028322Online access: Read this online resource from CredoReference
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-195).

Introduction: the nature of love -- Love from a biological perspective -- Are there different kinds of love? Taxonomic approaches -- Cultural theories of love -- A primer on methods: constructing a love scale -- Interpersonal attraction -- Stages of relationships: how relationships are formed, maintained, and ended -- Online dating -- Love and personality -- Relationship challenges: questions and answers.

Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.

This incisive text provides a comprehensive tour of both classic and contemporary theories and research on the how and why of human love. In addition to presenting the major biological, social, and cultural theories that have been developed on this topic, the book looks at what research has shown us about such essential issues as basic attraction, the life course of relationships, how personality and environment affect love, and how therapeutic interventions can sometimes improve relationships.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Description based on title page of print version.

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