ERIC Number: EJ606251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Evolution and Stepfamilies: An Interview with Dr. Stephen T. Emlen.
Kaplan, David M.; VanDuser, Molly L.
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v7 n4 p408-13 Oct 1999
Presents interview with behavioral ecologist who discusses program concepts for stepfamily dysfunction. Four predictions which focus on stepfamily dynamics are: (1) expect greater conflict in stepfamily environments; (2) understand evolutionary basis of emotions; (3) anticipate flash points of family conflict; and (4) alter criteria for choosing partner when you have children. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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