By Luciano L'Abate
Personality in Intimate Relationships
Socialization and Psychopathology
Luciano L’Abate, Georgia country collage, Atlanta
Four many years of contributions to character thought and family members perform have earned Luciano L’Abate a world recognition for healing insights. Now he expands on his pathbreaking relational concept of character to use it to the twenty-first-century kinfolk in all its configurations. Personality in Intimate Relationships showcases L’Abate’s trademark based kind and provocative principles in his so much available paintings to date.
Based on Axes I and II of the DSM-IV, the booklet describes relationships alongside a effortlessly identifiable continuum starting from optimum performance to serious pathology, linking the author’s conceptual framework to precise diagnostic suggestions, healing interventions, and prevention courses. L’Abate’s conception not just integrates person and relatives theories and likely disparate colleges of concept, yet can be together with nontraditional relationships—grandparent/grandchild dyads, adoptive households, same-sex undefined, and others—that are frequently skipped over of the relatives literature.
Among the foremost parts explored within the book:
• Selfhood and self-differentiation
• disagreement and sharing of damage feelings
• Negotiating, bargaining, and problem-solving
• facing distance and closeness
• Intimacy and the facility to love
In addition, the reader is stated complementary on-line appendices that provide worthy questionnaires, workbooks, and ideas for extra applications.
Personality in Intimate Relationships bargains clean viewpoint to all frontline practitioners in addition to investigators during this zone. it's also perfect for graduate classes in irregular psychology and private development.
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Coherence, key concepts are integrated and interconnected avoiding loose ends, as hopefully attempted in the rest of this work. Each model of the theory is connected to all the other models, not only conceptually, but also empirically. For instance, certain scales of the RAQ (Ch. 4) correlate signiﬁcantly with a measure of selfhood (Ch. 12). 5. , context and environment. 6. 1). 7. Testability, to be empirically supported or refuted, as already reported in previous publications of this theory as well as in this version.
The ﬁrst type is face validity: Is what the theory claims to explain relevant to the individual reader? For instance, can readers see themselves in models of the theory? The second type is construct validity, that is, are the constructs underlying the models of the theory valid or are they bogus? For instance, are constructs like “love,” or “negotiation,” valid? The third type of validity is concurrent. Are measures developed from models of the theory correlated to other established measures of the same construct?
1. Internal consistency with no contradictions among parts of the theory, as would be among models of this theory. Again, its author can attempt to impart as much internal consistency among the models of the theory. However, someone else, not so involved with this theory, needs to evaluate whether this consistency exists here, and if it does, to what extent it does. 2. Clarity or explicitness, unambiguous and explicated where necessary, as attempted in each chapter of this book. An author can strived to achieve as much clarity and explicitness as possible, especially in making workbooks one method of theory evaluation.
Personality in Intimate Relationships: Socialization and Psychopathology by Luciano L'Abate