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Friendships in Young Adulthood

  • By: April Bleske-Rechek
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Friendships are among the many personal relationships people engage in during their lifetimes. Most of what relationship scientists know about friendship stems from research on children or college students in Western cultures; however, the research that has been conducted has ...

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