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Category: Theory & Research

Boss, P. (1987). The role of intuition in family research: Three issues of ethics. Contemporary Family Therapy, 9(2), 146-159.

Boss, P. (1990). Family intervention research: Current directions and new turns. Report on NIMH Workshop-Family Intervention/Family Therapy, Washington, D.C. Submitted to George Niederehe, National Institute on Aging, Washington, D.C.

Boss, P. (1991). New knowledge and young scholars: The process of gate keeping in scientific publications. Marriage and Family Review, 10(1), 33-39.

Boss, P. (1992). Primacy of perception in family stress theory and measurement. Journal of Family Psychology, 6(2),113-119.

Boss, P. (1994, December). The merging of family therapy research and practice. American Family Therapy Association Newsletter.

Boss, P. (2015). On the usefulness of theory: Applying family therapy and family science to the relational developmental systems metamodel. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 7(2), 105-108.

Boss, P., Dahl, C., & Kaplan, L. (1996). The meaning of family: The phenomenological perspective in family research. In S. Moon & D. Sprenkle (Eds.), Research methods in family therapy (pp. 83-106). New York: Guilford.

Boss, P., Doherty, W., LaRossa, R. Schumm, W., & Steinmetz, S. (Eds.). (1993/2009). Sourcebook of family theories and methods: A contextual approach. New York: Plenum. (Reprinted in paperback by Springer in 2009.)

Dahl, C., & Boss. P. (2005). The use of phenomenology for family therapy research: The search for meaning. In D. Sprenkel & F. Piercy (Eds.), Research methods in family therapy (2nd ed., pp. 63-84). New York: Guilford.

Doherty, W. J., Boss, P. G., LaRossa, R., Schumm, W. R., & Steinmetz, S. K. ( 1993). Family theories and methods: A contextual approach. In P. Boss, W. Doherty, R. LaRossa, W. Schumm, & S. Steinmetz (Eds.), Sourcebook of family theories and methods: A contextual approach (pp. 3–30). New York: Plenum Press.

McCubbin, H., Boss, P., & Wilson, L. (1979). Coping inventory. Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station. St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota.

Mortimer, J., Boss, P., Caron, W., & Horbal, J. (1992). Measurement issues in caregiver research. In B. D. Lebowitz, E. Light, & G. Niederehe (Eds.), Stress effects on family caregivers of Alzheimer's patients: Research and interventions (pp. 370-384). New York: Springer.

Mendenhall, T., & Boss, P. (in press). Ambiguous loss: Contemporary applications and theoretical extensions. In A. Few-Demo (Ed.), National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Sourcebook. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.