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Science of Compassionate Love, The: Theory, Research, and Applications

Publication Year:
2008
Edition:
1st
Author:
Fehr, Beverley; Sprecher, Susan; Underwood, Lynn G.
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN:
978-1-40-515393-5
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Description
The Science of Compassionate Love is an interdisciplinary volume that presents cutting-edge scholarship on the topics of altruism and compassionate love.
The book:
* Adopts a social science approach to understanding compassionate love
* Emphasizes positive features of social interaction
* Encourages the appropriate expression of compassionate love both to those in intimate relationships and to strangers
* Includes articles by distinguished contributors from the fields of psychology, sociology, communication studies, family studies, epidemiology, medicine and nursing
* Is ideal for workshops on compassionate love, positive psychology, and creating constructive interactions between health professionals and patients
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Wiley
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Fehr, Beverley; Sprecher, Susan; Underwood, Lynn G.
ISBN:
978-1-40-515393-5
Specialty:
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychology
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
488
Publication Year:
2008

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