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

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Fehr, Beverley; Sprecher, Susan; Underwood, Lynn G.

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-40-515393-5

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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: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Fehr, Beverley; Sprecher, Susan; Underwood, Lynn G.
ISBN: 978-1-40-515393-5
Specialty:
Psychology
Social Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 488
Year: 2008

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