Annotated Bibliography On Jealousy

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Annotated Bibliography Draft: Jealousy Worthy Pegram Salem College PSYC 150 Personality Psychology Dr. Mary Jacobsen 11/09/2017 Annotated Bibliography Allen, B. P. (2008). Personality theories: development, growth, and diversity value pack. mysearchlab. Place of publication not identified: Prentice Hall. a) This book is a textbook on personality and only contains a small amount of information pertaining to jealousy as a personality trait. The author defines jealousy as the fear of losing a relationship. b) N/A, not a study c) N/A, no specific perspective given d) N/A e) Jealousy is often accompanied by distrust and anger. This can lead to poor relationships with other people. f) N/A g) N/A h) This textbook does not thoroughly…show more content…
It is interesting however that they found no differences in jealousy between sexes, when previous research has shown differences between sexes. But, it is not clear which aspects of jealousy they focused on and differences between sexes were found with emotional and sexual infidelity. This may have not been the type of jealousy they focused their study on. Bevan, J. (n.d.). Jealousy in Interpersonal Communication. In The International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing. doi:10.1002/9781118540190.wbeic214 a) Jealousy is an interactive experience that motivates someone to protect a valued interpersonal relationship. The components of jealousy are cognition, emotions, and behaviors. Jealousy can be seen in many types of relationships and has been studied in romantic relationships, same- and cross-sex friendships, and family relationships. b) N/A c) This book explains jealousy’s definition and does not go into details about perspectives or things of that nature since it is a communications book and not a psychology book. However, since this book is a communications text, it can be assumed that is approaches jealousy from a sociology standpoint for interpersonal…show more content…
It has previously been suggested that women are more bothered by emotional infidelity while men are more bothered by sexual infidelity. This study examined these previous suggestions and found congruent results. Men and women were asked to compare the levels of distress they would undergo if their partner had passionate intercourse with someone else or if their partner developed a deep attachment to someone else. Men claimed they would undergo more distress if their partner participated in passionate intercourse with someone else than if they developed a deep connection with someone else. Women claimed they would undergo more distress if their partner underwent a deep connection with someone else as opposed to passionate intercourse. These findings allow us to look further into the role that evolution may have played in jealousy development in different
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