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Title The Psychology of love / edited by Robert J. Sternberg and Michael L. Barnes
Published New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 1988


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Description xii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents pt. 1. Introduction An introduction to the psychology of love / Robert J. Sternberg and Michael L. Barnes -- pt. 2. Global theories of love A taxonomy of love / Bernard I. Murstein -- Love as attachment: the integration of three behavioral systems / Phillip Shaver, Cindy Hazan, and Donna Bradshaw -- Love acts: the evolutionary biology of love / David M. Buss -- Triangulating love / Robert J. Sternberg -- Can we picture "love"? / George Levinger -- Fools for love: the romantic ideal, psychological theory, and addictive love / Stanton Peele -- pt. 3. Theories of romantic love Passionate and companionate love / Elaine Hatfield -- A vision of romantic love / Nathaniel Branden -- Passionate love / Sharon S. Brehm -- Romantic love: individual and cultural perspectives / Kenneth L. Dion and Karen K. Dion -- pt. 4. Theories of love and relationship maintenance Maintaining loving relationships / Donn Byrne and Sarah K. Murnen -- Love within life / Wendy M. Williams and Michael L. Barnes -- Love in marriage: a cognitive account / Steven R.H. Beach and Abraham Tesser -- pt. 5. Overview Some comments on love's anatomy: or, whatever happened to old-fashioned lust? / Ellen Berscheid
Summary This book presents the attempts of contemporary psychologists whose field of expertise is the study of love and close relationships to discover just what love is. Comprises five parts: Introduction to the psychology of love; Global theories of love; Theories of romantic love; Theories of love and relationship maintenance; Overview
Analysis Love Psychological aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Love -- Psychological aspects.
Psychological Theory.
Author Barnes, Michael L.
Sternberg, Robert J.
LC no. 87010656
ISBN 0300039506