Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships

Interpersona is a peer-reviewed, semiannual (June and December), open access online journal on all kinds of human relationships, from weak ties to close relationships, and their relations with society and culture.

With an EDITORIAL BOARD formed by scholars from 65 countries the journal seeks to internationalize the investigation of human relationships. There is no charge for submitting or publishing in Interpersona.

Interpersona has already published ISSUES containing articles from 30 countries including Europe, North America, South and Central America, Asia, Oceania, and Africa.

Interpersona is indexed in PubPsych, JournalTOCs, DOAJ, EBSCO, LATINDEX, PSICODOC, ProQuest Science Journals, Hinari – Research in Health (WHO-World Health Organization), ACNP – Catalogo Italiano der Periodici, The Journal Database, The ResearchBib Journal DatabaseAcademic Journals Database, Ulrichsweb - Global Serials Directory, and others.

Interpersona is published by PsychOpen, Leibniz-Institute for Psychology Information, Trier, Germany, on behalf of the International Center for Interpersonal Relationship Research, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil.

Interpersona was founded in 2007 in order to make knowledge about human relationships accessible to a wider international readership and to foster the publication of research in the field conducted all over the world. In 2012, Interpersona changed to PsychOpen to foster the free and open exchange of information, to improve the visibility of relationship research, and to optimize the international reception and citation of knowledge about personal relationships.

Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


"God of Small Things": Service Interaction's Roots in Regulatory Focus and Affectivity PDF HTML
Tali Seger-Guttmann, Iris Vilnai-Yavetz 1-14
Intragroup Socialization for Adult Korean Adoptees: A Multigroup Analysis PDF HTML
Kimberly J. Langrehr, Deborah Napier 15–31
Factors Contributing to Personal Commitment in Chinese Interethnic Couples PDF HTML
Xinmiao Zhong, Rebecca L. Malhi 32–50
Bonding and Bridging Social Capital in Step- and First-Time Families and the Issue of Family Boundaries PDF HTML
Gaëlle Aeby, Eric D. Widmer, Ivan De Carlo 51–69
Just Another Aspie/NT Love Story: A Narrative Inquiry Into Neurologically-Mixed Romantic Relationships PDF HTML
Marlo Goldstein Hode 70–84
The Hungarian Version of Sociosexual Orientation Inventory Revised (SOI-R): Sex and Age Differences PDF HTML
Norbert Meskó, András Láng, Ferenc Kocsor 85–99
Victims’ Reactions to the Interpersonal Threat to Public Identity Posed by Copycats PDF HTML
Stephen Reysen, Curtis Puryear 100–114
Marital Satisfaction, Coping, and Social Support in Female Medical Staff Members in Tehran University Hospitals PDF HTML
Jörg Richter, Arian Rostami, Mehdi Ghazinour 115–127