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ERIC Number: EJ973231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1099-0399
Adult Attachment, Cognitive Appraisal, and University Students' Reactions to Romantic Infidelity
Wang, Chia-Chih D. C.; King, Makini L.; Debernardi, Nicholas R.
Journal of College Counseling, v15 n2 p101-116 July 2012
This study examined the relationships between adult attachment, cognitive appraisal, and university students' behavioral and emotional reactions to infidelity situations in romantic relationships. Results based on 173 university students suggested that both attachment and cognitive appraisals significantly predicted distinct types of infidelity reactions and that participants' cognitive appraisal mediated the effects of attachment on behavioral and emotional reactions. Counseling applications for university counselors are discussed on the basis of attachment perspectives and cognitive appraisal models. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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