Relationships and Family Bibliography & Resources


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Berkman, L.F. (1995). The role of social relations in health promotion. Psychosomatic Medicine, 57, 245-254.

Broadwell, S.D., Light, K.C. (1999). Family support, and cardiovascular responses in married couples during conflict and other interactions. Int J Behav Med, 6, 40-63.

Cohen, S., Doyle, W.J., Skoner, D.P., Rabin, B.S., Gwaltney, J.M. Jr (1997). Social ties and susceptibility to the common cold. Journal of American Medical Association, 277, 1940-44.

Cohen, S., Gottlieb, B.H., Underwood L. (2000). Social relationships and health. In Cohen, S., Underwood, L. & Gottlieb, B.H. (Eds), Social Support Measurement and Interventions: A Guide for Health and Social Scientists. New York: Oxborg University Press.

Doe, Mimi. Busy but Balanced: Practical and Inspirational Ways to Create a Calmer, Closer Family.

Hendricks, G. & Hendricks, K. (2004). Lasting Love: The 5 Secrets of Growing a Vital, Conscious Relationship. Rodale Books.

House, J.S., Landis, K.R.& Umberson, D. (1998). Social relationships and health. Science, 24, 540-545.

Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K., Newton, T.L. (2001). Marriage and health: his and hers. Psychol Bull, 127, 472-503.

McLean, R. & Jahnke, R. (2002). The Circle of Life Facilitator Training Manual (15, 32). Health Action: Santa Barbara, CA.

Patricia Evans (1996). The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond. Adams Media Corporation; 2nd Expanded edition.

Prochaska JO, Norcross JC, Diclemente CC (1994). Changing for Good. Avon Books, New York.

Seeman, T.E., Berkman, L.F., Blazer, D., Rowe, J.W. (1994). Social ties and support and neuroendocrine functions: The MacArthur studies of successful aging. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 16, 95-106.

Uchico, B.N., Cacioppo, J.T., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K. (1996). The relationship between social support and physiological processes: A review with emphasis on underlying mechanism and implications for health. Psychological Bulletin, 119, 448-531.

Wu Z & Hart R. (2002). The effects of marital and nonmarital union transition on health. Journal of Marriage & Family, 64: 420-432.