Table of contents for The science of compassionate love : theory, research, and applications / edited by Beverley Fehr, Susan Sprecher, and Lynn G. Underwood.

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Contributors
Preface
Beverley Fehr, Susan Sprecher, and Lynn G. Underwood
Part I		Definitions, Theory and Measurement
1	Compassionate Love: A Framework for Research
	Lynn G. Underwood
2	Compassionate Love: Conceptual, Measurement, and Relational Issues
	Beverley Fehr and Susan Sprecher
3	Measuring Prosocial Behavior, Altruism, and Compassionate Love on
	US Television
	Stacy L. Smith, Sandi W. Smith, Katherine M. Pieper, Edward Downs, Jina H. 	Yoo, Becka Bowden, Amber Ferris, and Matthew C. Butler
Part II		The Sociodemographics of Compassionate Love
4	Love and Caring in the United States: Trends and Correlates of Empathy, 	Altruism, and 	Related Constructs
	Tom W. Smith
5	Compassionate Motivation and Compassionate Acts across the Adult Life Course: 	Evidence from US National Studies
	Nadine F. Marks and Jieun Song
Part III	Compassionate Love in Close Relationships
6	Empathy and Compassionate Love in Early Childhood: Development and Family 	Influence
	Brenda L. Volling, Amy M. Kolak, and Denise E. Kennedy
7	Compassionate Love in Early Marriage
	Lisa A. Neff and Benjamin R. Karney
Part IV	Compassionate Love for Non-Close Others
8	A Behavioral Systems Perspective on Compassionate Love
	Mario Mikulincer, Phillip R. Shaver, and Omri Gillath
9	Compassionate Acts: Motivations for and Correlates of Volunteerism among 	Older Adults
	Allen M. Omoto, Anna M. Malsch, and Jorge A. Barraza
10	Compassionate Love for Individuals in Other Social Groups
	Salena Brody, Stephen C. Wright, Arthur Aron, and Tracy McLaughlin-Volpe
Part V		Compassionate Love in Health Care and other Caregiving Contexts
11	Compassionate Family Caregiving in the Light and Shadow of Death
	Linda J. Roberts, Meg Wise, and Lori L. DuBenske
12	Compassionate Clinicians: Exemplary Care in Hospital Settings David R. Graber 	and Maralynne D. Mitcham
13	Caregiving in Sociocultural Context
	Norman D. Giesbrecht
Part VI	Compassionate Love in an Intercultural Context
14 	Testing Aspects of Compassionate Love in a Sample of Indonesian 	Adolescents
	Julie Vaughan, Nancy Eisenberg, Doran C. French, Urip Purwono, Telie A. 	Suryanti, and Sri Pidada
Part VII	Commentary
15	Compassionate Love: Concluding Reflections
	Daniel Perlman and Rozzana S nchez Aragón
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Compassion.