Interpersonal predictors of stress generation.

  title={Interpersonal predictors of stress generation.},
  author={Nicole K. Eberhart and Constance L. Hammen},
  journal={Personality & social psychology bulletin},
  volume={35 5},
Hammen (1991) provided evidence for a stress generation process in which individuals with a history of depression contributed to the occurrence of stressors, especially interpersonal and conflict events. However, few studies have examined the factors contributing to stress generation. This study examines aspects of individuals' interpersonal style, operationalized as attachment, dependency, and reassurance seeking, as predictors of conflict stress generation within romantic relationships. These… CONTINUE READING