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The Psychology of Relationships

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This introduction focuses on the key aspects of human relationships including their development, maintenance and breakdown. Ideal for students who want a more rounded and detailed text on this area, the author discusses the role of evolution, individual differences and the effects of relationships on mental and physical health.
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published August 20th 2010)
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Brahma
Feb 12, 2017 Brahma rated it did not like it
Echoing the preceding comments, this book sat on my shelf partially read for several months. As a general introduction it ticks all the boxes, so might be worth reading if one is contemplating paying for a psychology degree. But there are many similar books available covering this domain so research the market would be my advice. Oh, and here is a bit of interesting psychology...

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Lilyan
Dec 24, 2012 Lilyan rated it liked it
It's my bad for allowing months to pass between reading chapters. I read the last 3 chapters within a couple of days and the book just got 10 times better.

It's a solid introduction into the psychology of relationships, I especially enjoyed the chapter on relationships in various cultures.

Since this was an intro, and only 160 pages at that, ideas weren't explored deeply but rather were lightly touched upon to get the point across. However, at the end of each chapter, the author provided excelle
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Dumbdown
Jan 26, 2015 Dumbdown rated it did not like it
Lightweight introduction to the subject matter. Sadly, also light in quality and equally light in quantity.
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