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Self and Relationships
Connecting Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Processes

Edited by Kathleen D. Vohs and Eli J. Finkel

432 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
March 2006
ISBN 978-1-59385-271-9
Cat. #5271
Price: $59.00 $50.15

1. Introduction: Self and Relationships, Eli J. Finkel and Kathleen D. Vohs

I. Self —> Relationships

Section IA. Self-Regulation

2. The Importance of Self-Regulation for Interpersonal Functioning, Catherine D. Rawn and Kathleen D. Vohs

3. Pursuing Goals and Perceiving Others: A Self-Regulatory Perspective on Interpersonal Relationships, Gráinne Fitzsimons

Section IB. Self-Concept

4. Narcissism, Interpersonal Self-Regulation, and Romantic Relationships: An Agency Model Approach, W. Keith Campbell, Amy B. Brunell, and Eli J. Finkel

5. Contingencies of Self-Worth and Self-Validation Goals: Implications for Close Relationships, Lora E. Park, Jennifer Crocker, and Kathleen D. Vohs

6. The Inner and Outer Turmoil of Excessive Reassurance Seeking: From Self-Doubts to Social Rejection, Kimberley A. Van Orden and Thomas E. Joiner, Jr.

Section IC. Interpersonal Schemas and Orientations

7. An Attachment Theory Perspective on the Interplay between Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Processes, Brooke C. Feeney

8. Implicit Theories of Relationships and Coping in Romantic Relationships, C. Raymond Knee and Amy Canevello

9. Organization of Partner Knowledge: Implications for Liking and Loving, Longevity, and Change, Carolin J. Showers and Alicia Limke

10. From Altruism to Aggression: Understanding Social Interaction, Paul A. M. Van Lange

Part II. Relationships —> Self

Section IIA. Interdependence: Overarching Perspectives

11. A Functional, Evolutionary Analysis of the Impact of Interpersonal Events on Intrapersonal Self-Processes, Mark R. Leary

12. Rejection's Impact on Self-Defeating, Prosocial, Antisocial, and Self-Regulatory Behaviors, Ginette C. Blackhart, Roy F. Baumeister, and Jean M. Twenge

13. Does the Existence of Social Relationships Matter for Subjective Well-Being?, Richard E. Lucas and Portia S. Dyrenforth

14. Cognitive Interdependence: Considering Self-in-Relationship, Christopher R. Agnew and Paul E. Etcheverry

Section IIB. Specific Social Interaction Processes

15. High-Maintenance Interaction and Self-Regulation, Eli J. Finkel, W. Keith Campbell, and Amy B. Brunell

16. The Michelangelo Phenomenon: Partner Affirmation and Self-Movement toward One's Ideal, Madoka Kumashiro, Caryl E. Rusbult, Scott T. Wolf, and Marie-Joelle Estrada

17. The Effect of Shared Participation in Novel and Challenging Activities on Experienced Relationship Quality: Is It Mediated by High Positive Affect?, Greg Strong and Arthur Aron

18. Self-Regulation in Interpersonal Relationships: The Case of Action versus State Orientation, Sander L. Koole, Julius Kuhl, Nils B. Jostmann, and Catrin Finkenauer

Section IIC. Interpersonal Cognitive Processes

19. When Your Wish Is My Desire: A Triangular Model of Self-Regulatory Relationships, James Shah

20. Succeeding at Self-Control through a Focus on Others: The Roles of Social Practice and Accountability in Self-Regulation, Elizabeth A. Seeley and Wendi L. Gardner

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