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Family Constellation : Its Effects on Personality and Social Behavior - Walter Toman

Family Constellation

Its Effects on Personality and Social Behavior

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The Newest edition of this classic work is presented in an updated format. Dr. Toman's revisions to the text include new interpretations of statistical data, a questionnaire for reader use, and a fully updated bibliography.

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Theory and Research
Introductionp. 3
Persons Comprising a Familyp. 7
Two Brothersp. 9
Brother and Sisterp. 11
Sister and Brotherp. 13
Two Sistersp. 15
A Person with Several Siblings of the Same Typep. 17
Multiple Sibling Positionsp. 19
The Size of a Sibling Configurationp. 22
Only Childrenp. 25
Twinsp. 27
Age Differencesp. 30
Changes in Family Constellationsp. 37
Loss of Family Membersp. 38
Step- and Half Siblingsp. 50
Adopted Childrenp. 55
Other Influencing Factorsp. 59
Animal Families and Special Forms of Human Familiesp. 69
Lovers and Spousesp. 75
The Complementary Nature of Certain Sibling Rolesp. 78
Noncomplementary Relationshipsp. 82
Only Children Among the Partnersp. 85
The Complementary Versus the Noncomplementary Relationship of Sibling Rolesp. 87
Statistical Tests of Complementarity of Sibling Roles of Parentsp. 93
Friendshipsp. 105
Parent-Child Relationshipsp. 115
Relativesp. 127
The Datap. 135
Application and Practice
The Basic Types of Sibling Positionsp. 141
The Oldest Brother of Brothersp. 150
The Youngest Brother of Brothersp. 154
The Oldest Brother of Sistersp. 157
The Youngest Brother of Sistersp. 161
The Male Only Childp. 164
The Oldest Sister of Sistersp. 167
The Youngest Sister of Sistersp. 171
The Oldest Sister of Brothersp. 174
The Youngest Sister of Brothersp. 177
The Female Only Childp. 181
Multiple and Middle Sibling Positions: Interpretation Guidelinesp. 185
Rearrangement of Sibling Positionsp. 191
Parents and Types of Parentsp. 195
Parents Without Rank and Sex Conflictsp. 200
Parents With a Partial Sex Conflictp. 202
Parents With Rank or Sex Conflictsp. 209
Parents With Rank and Partial Sex Conflictsp. 215
Parents With Rank and Sex Conflictsp. 222
Only Children as Spouses and Parentsp. 225
Parents With Multiple and Middle Sibling Positionsp. 229
Clinical Casesp. 233
The Symbolic Representation of Family Constellationsp. 233
A Case of a Young Man Married at an Early Agep. 239
A Case of Parents in Family Therapyp. 245
A Case of a Gang of Youths in Group Therapyp. 254
Quantitative Aspects, Related Theories and Other Investigationsp. 261
Methodological Considerations in Social, Psychological and Clinical Contextsp. 267
More Research on the Complementarity of Sibling Rolesp. 269
Looking at an Individual Casep. 273
Family Data in Clinical Psychological Practicep. 275
Data Collections of Family Constellationsp. 277
Guide for Securing Data on Family Constellationsp. 279
Social Environment Questionnairep. 281
Bibliographyp. 285
Author Indexp. 303
Subject Indexp. 305
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ISBN: 9780826104960
ISBN-10: 0826104967
Series: Springer Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 15.9  x 0.25
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised