Affectionate communication in close relationships (Book, 2019) [Georgetown College]
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Affectionate communication in close relationships

Author: Kory Floyd
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few communication behaviors are more consequential to the development and maintenance of close relationships than the expression of affection. Indeed, people often use affectionate gestures to initiate or accelerate relationship development. In contrast, the absence of affection in established relationships frequently coincides with relational deterioration. This text explores the scientific research on affection  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kory Floyd
ISBN: 9781108470582 1108470580 9781108456210 1108456219
OCLC Number: 1061864884
Description: x, 283 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to affectionate communication --
Thinking about affection: the theories --
Encoding and measuring affectionate messages --
Predicting affectionate behavior --
Decoding and responding to affectionate messages --
Communicating affection in various relationships --
Affectionate communication and mental wellness --
Affectionate communication and physical health --
The dark side of affectionate communication --
Looking back and looking ahead
Responsibility: Kory Floyd.

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This book reviews and critiques empirical research on affectionate communication in close relationships, and offers compelling questions for future empirical work. It will appeal to faculty, graduate  Read more...
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'Understanding and expressing affectionate behaviors has, perhaps, never been more important. Kory Floyd is the long-time leader in affectionate communication research, and this significant volume Read more...

 
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