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Terapia psicológica

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RIVERA, Diana; CRUZ, Constanza  and  MUNOZ, Catalina. Satisfaction in Intimate Relationships in Emerging Adulthood: The Role of Attachment, Intimacy and Depression. Ter Psicol [online]. 2011, vol.29, n.1, pp.77-83. ISSN 0718-4808.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48082011000100008.

This research aims to characterize the relationships in the period of emerging adulthood, and establish the relationship between satisfaction with the relationship and attachment, the presence of depressive symptoms and fear of intimacy. Participants 120 young people, between 18 and 26 who answered a self-administered questionnaire. The results indicate that satisfaction with the relationship falls by the degree of anxiety and fear of intimacy. There are similarities between romantic relationships in emerging adulthood and adult relationships based on their commitment and duration.

Keywords : emerging adulthood; romantic relationship; attachment; intimacy; depression.

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