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Family and Marital Schemas and Types

  • By: Ascan F. Koerner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

The way people think about and act in marital and family relationships can be represented in terms of Schemas and types. On the individual level, Schemas determine communication behaviors in these relationships and a person's psychological and behavioral responses to these ...

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