Daniel "Dan" Perlman

Dan Perlman’s scholarly activities have focused on close relationships, especially loneliness. He is co-author of the text, Intimate Relationships (McGraw-Hill) and co-editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships. In recent years he has published on the history of relationship research, the beginnings of relationships, interpersonal aspects of sexuality, the maintenance of relationships, the problematic aspects of relationships and the ways relationships foster well-being. He has served as editor or co-editor of four journals including the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships and Personal Relationships. He has been actively involved as an elected officer in the International Association of Relationship Research (IARR), the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), the Canadian Psychological Association, and NCFR's Theory Construction and Research Methods workshop.

There are 6 included publications by Daniel "Dan" Perlman :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: The Place of Close Relationships in Psychology and Our Daily Lives 2007 3340 This article examines the place of relationships in our daily lives and in the field of psychology. The first section of the article offers reasons why relationships are central for humans. Next, the place of relationships in the history, institution...
European and Canadian Studies of Loneliness among Seniors 2004 1292 This article provides a commentary on a set of five other articles reporting European and Canadian studies of loneliness among seniors. It places those works involving Canadian, Dutch, Finnish, and Welsh samples in the larger context of research on l...
Gender-typed attributes and marital satisfaction among Mexican immigrant couples: A latent profile approach 2015 117 Informed by socioecological and dyadic approaches to understanding marriage, the current study examined the patterning of gender-typed attributes among 120 Mexican immigrant opposite sex couples and the subsequent links with spouses’ reports of marit...
Heterosexual Romantic Relationships Inside of Prison Partner Status as Predictor of Loneliness, Sexual Satisfaction, and Quality of Life 2011 2273 This study investigated the differences in loneliness, sexual satisfaction, and quality of life among three groups of prison inmates: inmates in a heterosexual romantic relationship with a fellow prisoner, inmates with a partner outside the prison, a...
Heterosexual romantic relationships, interpersonal needs, and quality of life in prison. 2012 1193 The purpose of this study was to investigate the moderating effect of having vs. not having a heterosexual romantic partner inside the prison on the relationship between interpersonal needs and quality of life. In-person interviews were conducted w...
Review of Consequential Strangers: The Power of People Who Don't Seem to Matter … But Really Do 2010 1261 A review of Consequential Strangers: The Power of People Who Don't Seem to Matter … But Really Do. Melinda Blau and Karen L. Fingerman. New York: Norton. 2009.