Chapter

The Positive Side of Close Relationships

Shelly L. Gable and Courtney L. Gosnell

in Designing Positive Psychology

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780195373585
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199893263 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0017

Series: Series in Positive Psychology

The Positive Side of Close Relationships

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Research has unequivocally shown that close relationships are strongly linked to health and well-being. This chapter reviews work that has focused on processes that promote high-quality relationships and the role that these processes play in health and well-being. It then discusses areas that are ripe for future research on positive processes in close relationships that are likely to shed light on important links to health and well-being.

Keywords: close relationships; personal relationships; health; well-being

Chapter.  10142 words. 

Subjects: Social Psychology

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