Interpersonal Processes: The Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology

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SAGE Publications, Dec 1, 1987 - Psychology - 232 pages
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Interpersonal Processes presents a wide range of new and existing research on this important field of applied social psychology. Gaining an understanding of the interaction between people in their homes, workplaces and leisure pursuits is not only of importance to social psychologists. The contributors, all well-known researchers, explain the reasons for their specialist topics as well as illustrate the application of these ideas. The main themes and issues in the study of interpersonal processes are outlined by the editors. They discuss both the theories and their possible applications.

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Contents

Social Psychology and Health
7
Perceived Stress in a Probability Sample
31
Disadvantages
69
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Stuart Oskamp (Ph.D., Stanford University) has focused his research interests in the areas of attitudes and attitude change, applied social psychology, behavioral aspects of energy and resource conservation, and social issues and public policy. His books include Attitudes and Opinions and Applied Social Psychology. He has been elected a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives and President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and of the APA Division of Population and Environmental Psychology. He has also served as editor of the Journal of Social Issues and of the Applied Social Psychology Annual. Since 1984 he has organized the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology and co-edited the resulting annual volume published for many years by Sage Publications and now published by Erlbaum.

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