Relational Competence Theory: Research and Mental Health Applications

Eleonora Maino, Luciano L'Abate, Mario Cusinato, Walter Colesso, Claudia Scilletta

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The purpose of this book is to elaborate and update with recent and relevant research a contextual and developmental relational competence theory (RTC) in intimate/nonintimate relationships. The volume opens out the RTC literature with emphasis on its applicability to interventions examining what is robust and verifiable both in the lab and the clinic.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages324
ISBN (Print)978-1-4419-5664-4
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Competenza relazionale
  • Intervention
  • Intervento
  • Mental Health
  • Relational Competence
  • Research
  • Ricerca
  • Salute mentale

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