By Valerian J. Derlaga, John H. Berg

Decisions approximately self-disclosure-whether to bare one's strategies, believe­ ings, or previous studies to a different individual, or the extent of intimacy of such disclosure-are a part of the typical lifetime of such a lot people. the character of the choices individual makes may have an effect on his or her lifestyles. they're going to be certain the types of relationships the individual has with others; how others understand her or him; and the measure of self­ wisdom and understanding that the individual possesses. The research of self-disclosure has experts from many disciplines, together with character and social psychologists, scientific and counseling psychologists, and communications researchers. Our booklet brings jointly the paintings of specialists from those a variety of disciplines with the wish that wisdom approximately paintings being performed on self-disclosure in similar disciplines may be elevated. a robust emphasis in all of the chapters is speculation improvement and the combination of rules approximately self-disclosure. The book's chapters discover 3 significant components, together with the interrelationship of self-disclosure and character in addition to the position of self-disclosure within the improvement, upkeep, and deterioration of private relationships, and the con­ tribution of self-disclosure to psychotherapy, marital remedy, and counseling.

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