Psychology - Relationship studies Theme A

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  • Relationships Theme A
    • Formation
      • Filter Theory
        • Rosenbaum
          • Similarity is rewarding-Other person agreeing with your values
        • Sprecher
          • Couples matched on social background likely to develop
      • Reward/Need satisfaction Theory
        • Griffitt and Guay
          • Operant and classical conditioning. Rate the experimenter, then onlooker
        • Cate et al
          • Assess current relationships in terms of rewards + satisfaction
        • Hays
          • Cultural + Gender bias. Based on western where men + women have equal roles
    • Maintenance
      • Rusbalt and Murtz
        • Abusive relationships
      • Sheil and Weltman
        • Gender differences- Women don't view their salary as valuable as husbands
      • Van Yperen and Buunk
        • Inequitable relationships breakdown
    • Breakdown
      • Equity Theory
        • Van Yperen and Buunk
          • Inequitable relationships breakdown
        • Demaris
          • Inequity raises risk of divorce
        • Boekhout et al
          • Lack of stimulation - Extra marital affairs
      • Rollie and Ducks Stage Theory
        • Tashiro and Frazer
          • Recently broke-up exp emotional distress + personal growth
      • Brehm and Kassim
        • Gender differences - Women more likely to stress unhappiness - more desire to stay friends. Men affected by sexual withholding - Want to move on

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