Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Family Therapy Books

You are currently browsing 161–170 of 205 new and published books in the subject of Family Therapy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 17

  1. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  2. Dialectical Approaches to Studying Personal Relationships

    Edited by Barbara M. Montgomery, Leslie A. Baxter

    This book describes many different and useful ways of understanding personal relationships from a dialectical perspective. It is written for scholars in higher education, both faculty and students, across many fields within the social sciences and the humanities who seek answers to questions about...

    Published March 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  3. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    Published January 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  5. Personality and Family Development

    An Intergenerational Longitudinal Comparison

    By Klaus A. Schneewind, Stefan Ruppert, Klaus Schneewind

    This unique volume presents the results of a study of 200 German families over a period of 16 years from 1976 to 1992. This study--the findings of which yield a host of new insights into the dynamics of cross-generational personality and family development--is based on an ecopsychological framework...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  6. The Family on the Threshold of the 21st Century

    Trends and Implications

    Edited by Solly Dreman

    Is there life for the family in the 21st century? Pessimists view the traditional two-parent nuclear family as a relic of the past, attributing their gloomy outlook to increased demands from the workplace, rampant technological advancement, and the pursuit of personal achievement at the expense of...

    Published July 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  7. Immigration and the Family

    Research and Policy on U.s. Immigrants

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy Landale, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book documents the third in a series of annual symposia on family issues--the National Symposium on International Migration and Family Change: The Experience of U.S. Immigrants--held at Pennsylvania State University. Although most existing literature on migration focuses solely on the origin...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Meta-Emotion

    How Families Communicate Emotionally

    By John Mordechai Gottman, Lynn Fainsilber Katz, Carole Hooven

    This book describes research on the emotional communication between parents and children and its effect on the children's emotional development. Inspired by the work, and dedicated to the memory of Dr. Haim Ginott, it presents the results of initial exploratory work with meta-emotion--feelings...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Images of Childhood

    Edited by C. Philip Hwang, Michael E. Lamb, Irving E. Sigel

    The twentieth century will surely be remembered as a period of remarkable calamity, vigorous intellectual activity, and striking technological progress. For the first time in history, the development of rapid forms of communication and transportation shrunk the effective size of the world so that...

    Published June 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  10. Stress, Coping, and Resiliency in Children and Families

    Edited by E. Mavis Hetherington, Elaine A. Blechman

    Series: Advances in Family Research Series

    Concern with stress and coping has a long history in biomedical, psychological and sociological research. The inadequacy of simplistic models linking stressful life events and adverse physical and psychological outcomes was pointed out in the early 1980s in a series of seminal papers and books. The...

    Published June 1st 1996 by Psychology Press