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Test Bank for Close Encounters Communication in Relationships 6th Edition Guerrero

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Close Encounters Communication in Relationships 6th Edition By Laura K. Guerrero, Peter A. Andersen, Walid A. Afifi, ISBN: 9781544349220

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Conceptualizing Relational Communication: Definitions and Principles

The Field of Personal Relationships: A Brief History

Relationships

Principles of Interpersonal Communication

Principles of Relational Communication

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

2. Communicating Identity: The Social Self

The Development of Personal Identity

Principles of Identity Management

Communicating Identity to Others

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

3. Drawing People Together: Forces of Social Attraction

Attraction

A Framework for Understanding Attraction

Personal Qualities

Other People’s Qualities

Qualities of the Pair

Qualities of the Physical or Social Environment

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

4. Making Sense of Our World: Managing Uncertainty and Expectancy Violations

What is Uncertainty?

Uncertainty Reduction Theory

Secret Tests

Predicted Outcome Value Theory

The Theory of Motivated Information Management

Relational Turbulence Theory

Expectancy Violations

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

5. Changing Relationships: Stages, Turning Points, and Dialectics

Communication Skills

Relationship Stages

Turning Points

Relational Dialectics

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

6. Revealing and Hiding Ourselves: Self-Disclosure and Privacy

Self-Disclosure

Privacy

Topic Avoidance and Secret Keeping

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

7. Communicating Closeness: Affection, Immediacy, and Social Support

Closeness in Relationships

Affectionate Communication

Immediacy Behavior

Cognitive Valence Theory

Supportive Communication

Sex Differences in the Experience and Expression of Closeness

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

8. Making a Love Connection: Styles of Love and Attachment

What Is Love?

Love Styles

Attachment Theory

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

9. Communicating Sexually: The Closest Physical Encounter

Sexual Attitudes

Casual Sex

Sex in Relationships

Communication about Sex

Safe Sex

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

10. Staying Close: Maintaining Relationships

Defining Relational Maintenance

Behaviors Used to Maintain Relationships

Maintenance Behavior in Romantic Relationships

Maintenance Behavior in Same-Sex Friendships

Maintenance Behavior in Cross-Sex Friendships

Maintenance Challenges in Other Relationships

Equity Theory

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

11. Coping with Conflict: When Relational Partners Disagree

Conflict in Relationships

Conflict Styles

Patterns of Conflict Interaction

Attributions during Conflict

Communication Skill Deficits

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

12. Influencing Each Other: Dominance and Power Plays in Relationships

Defining Power and Related Terms

Power Principles

Interpersonal Influence Goals

Verbal Power Ploys

Nonverbal Positions of Power

Traditional Versus Egalitarian Marriages

Culture, Equality, and Power

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

13. Hurting the Ones We Love: Relational Transgressions

Hurt Feelings in Relationships

Deception

Infidelity

Jealousy

Unrequited Love

Obsessive Relational Intrusion

Relational Violence

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

14. Healing the Hurt: Relationship Repair and Reconciliation

The Investment Model of Relationship-Maintaining Behavior

The Model of Accommodation

Remedial Strategies

Forgiveness

Relational Reconciliation

Relational Redefinition

On-Again Off-Again Relationships

Relational Redefinition: Can We Still be Friends?

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

15. Ending Relationships: Disengagement and Termination

Why Relationships End

Communication as a Cause of Relational Breakup

The Disengagement Process

The Many Ways to Leave Your Partner

The Bad and the Good of Relationship Endings

Summary and Application

Key Terms

Discussion Board Questions

Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors