The Sequential Analysis of Family Interaction

  • John M. Gottman
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


This chapter is essentially an advertisement for the sequential and time-series analysis of observational data. It is currently reasonable to make the following statement: Anyone who has collected data over time and ignores time is missing an opportunity. It will be helpful to back up this statement with several examples and with a discussion of conceptual issues.


Negative Affect Marital Satisfaction Family Interaction Conceptual Clarity Contextual Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John M. Gottman
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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