Systemic-Transactional Model of Dyadic Coping
Dyadic Coping: The Systemic-Transactional Model
Couple support, couple coping, social support in couple
Collaborative coping; Communal coping; Couples’ coping; Social support; Spousal support
Dyadic coping refers to a view of stress as an interpersonal phenomenon in which one partner’s stress affects their partner’s in a committed relationship; therefore, coping with this stress is also a dyadic affair (Acitelli and Badr 2005; Bodenmann 2005; Falconier et al. 2016; Revenson et al. 2005). Conceptualizations of dyadic coping originated in the early 1990s, at the same time that coping researchers in the USA and Europe were proposing a more interpersonal or systemic conceptualization of individual coping. The assumption of interdependence between partners is a key feature of dyadic coping approaches and ascertains that partners have a strong and frequent mutual influence on each other across multiple domains (Kelley et al. 1983), such as emotional experiences...
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