ERIC Number: EJ357713
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Personal Constructs in Relationship Deterioration: A Longitudinal Study.
Neimeyer, Greg J.; Neimeyer, Robert A.
Social Behavior and Personality, v14 n2 p253-57 1986
Examined friendship formation as developing a common understanding of social reality. Individuals engaged in weekly discussions completed repertory grids and attraction ratings after the 4th and 18th weeks of acquaintance. Deteriorating partnerships were significantly less similar in their assessment of other group members than were developing friendships, but developing and failing relationships became more similar over time. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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