Personality Chapter 12_The Humanistic Approach_ Relevant Research.docx

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Chapter 12The Humanistic Approach: Relevant Research1)Self-DisclosureSelf disclosureRevealing intimate info about yourself to another personSelf-Disclosure in PsychotherapyClients always disclosingTherapist’s self-disclosureModelingTheoretical approachBoundariesMotivation; therapeutic?Disclosure ReciprocityYou on a planeDisclosure reciprocity:Self-disclosure: attraction and trustNecessary but also need responsivenessSelf-Disclosure Among Friends and Romantic PartnersBest friend: “I need to talk”After certain intimacy, no longer mattersHighest when getting to know each otherCertain topics to certain peopleCorrelatesEase making friendsRelationship satisfaction
Disclosing Men and Disclosing WomenAmount and intimacy: F > MHigh disclosing women are rated to have better adjustmentDepends on the topicsWomen liked more when they talk about their parents or sexual attituesLess when displaying aggressiveness

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Sociology, Interpersonal relationship, romantic partners, Self disclosure

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