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Couple Therapy

  • By: Douglas K. Snyder & Molly F. Gasbarrini
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Couple therapy refers to a diverse set of interventions provided to partners in an intimate relationship; it is intended to reduce various aspects of relationship distress and promote relationship satisfaction and well-being. Couple therapy typically is provided to partners in ...

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