PracticePlanners (R) Series Preface xiii Acknowledgments xv Introduction 1 Alcohol Abuse 3 Anger 13 Anxiety 25 Blame 37 Blended-Family Problems 45 Communication 55 Dependency 65 Depression Due to Relationship Problems 75 Depression Independent of Relationship Problems 87 Disillusionment with Relationship 97 Eating Disorders 107 Financial Conflict 115 Infidelity 125 Internet Sexual Use 135 Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)-Intimate Terrorism 145 Intimate Partner Violence-Situational (Bi-directional) Couple Violence 155 Intolerance 165 Jealousy 177 Job Stress 189 Life-Changing Events 201 Loss of Love/Affection 209 Midlife Transition Problems 219 Only One Partner Willing to Attend Therapy 229 Parenting Conflicts-Adolescents 239 Parenting Conflicts-Children 251 Personality Differences 263 Psychological Abuse 271 Recreational Activities Dispute 283 Religious/Spirituality Differences 291 Retirement 301 Separation and Divorce 313 Sexual Abuse 325 Sexual Dysfunction 335 Transition to Parenthood Strains 347 Work/Home Role Strain 357
Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., PhD, is the Series Editor for thebestselling PracticePlanners(R). Since 1971, he has providedprofessional mental health services to both inpatient andoutpatient clients. He was the founder and director ofPsychological Consultants, a group private practice in GrandRapids, Michigan, for twenty-five years. He is the author orcoauthor of over forty books and conducts training workshops formental health professionals around the world. David J. Berghuis, MA, LLP, is in private practice andhas worked in community mental health for more than a decade. He isalso coauthor of numerous titles in thePracticePlanners(R) series.