Table of contents for Family communication / Chris Segrin, Jeanne Flora.

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Contents 
Preface	 ix
I 	INTRODUCING FAMILY COMMUNICATION AND BASIC FAMILY PROCESSES
1 	Defining Family Communication and Family Functioning 	3
2 	Theoretical Perspectives on Family Communication 	27
3 	Family Interaction Patterns: Norms and Networks, Routines and Rituals, Stories and Secrets 
	51
4 	Family Interaction Processes: Power, Decision Making, Conflict, and Intimacy 	75
II COMMUNICATION IN FAMILY SUBSYSTEMS
5 	Courtship and Mate Selection 	103
6 	Marriage and Intimate Partnerships 	130
7 	Parent--Child Relationships 	157
8 	Sibling and Extended-Family Relationships 181
III COMMUNICATION DURING FAMILY STRESS
9 	Models of Family Stress and Coping 	207
10 	Normative and Nonnormative Family Stressors 	230
11 	Divorce 	253
12 	Renegotiating Family Communication: Remarriage and Stepfamilies 	275
IV 	FAMILY INTERACTION, HEALTH, AND WELL-BEING
13 	Family Interaction and Mental Health 	301
14 	Family Interaction and Physical Health 	324
15 	Family Violence and Abuse 	346
16 	Improving Family Communication and Family Relationships 	370
Appendix 391
References 409
Author Index 469
Subject Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Communication in the family.
Interpersonal relations.
Family -- Research.
Family assessment.
Problem families.