Frijda, Foreword. Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. Vingerhoets, Cornelius, Introduction. Kottler, Montgomery, Theories of Crying. Van Haeringen, The (Neuro)anatomy of the Lacrimal System and the Biological Aspects of Crying. Zeifman, Developmental Aspects of Crying: Infancy, and Beyond Childhood. Hastrup, Kraemer, Bornstein, Trezza, Crying Frequency Across the Lifespan. Vingerhoets, Boelhouwer, Van Tilburg, Van Heck, The Situational and Emotional Context of Adult Crying. Bekker, Vingerhoets, Male and Female Tears: Swallowing versus Shedding? The Relationship Between Crying, Biological Sex and Gender. Vingerhoets, Van Tilburg, Boelhouwer, Van Heck, Personality and Crying. Becht, Poortinga, Vingerhoets, Crying Across Countries. Cornelius, Labott, The Social Psychological Aspects of Crying. Eugster, Horsten, Vingerhoets, Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy and Crying. Cornelius, Crying and Catharsis. Labott, Crying in Psychotherapy. Vingerhoets, Scheirs, Crying and Health. Patel, Crying and Psychiatric Disorder. Shaibani, Sabbagh, Khan, Pathological Human Crying. Scheirs, Sijtsma, The Study of Crying: Some Methodological Considerations and a Comparison of Methods for Analyzing Questionnaires. Cornelius, Vingerhoets, Epilogue. Appendix: Adult Crying Inventory. Index.
Ad J. J. M. Vingerhoets is Professor of CLinical Health Psychology at Tilburg University, The Netherlands. Randolph R. Cornelius is Professor of Psychology at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA.