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Family Transitions : Continuity And Change Over The Life Cycle - Celia Jaes Falicov

Family Transitions

Continuity And Change Over The Life Cycle

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Published: 15th July 1991
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Despite increasing interest in the family life cycle as a framework for family therapy, relatively little has been done to elucidate the specific dimensions and processes of spontaneous and therapeutically-induced change over the family life cycle. This volume gathers original contributions of some of the most prominent family theorists, researchers, and clinicians of our time to improve our understanding of these important and hitherto neglected domains. The book opens with a comprehensive overview by the editor that outlines contributions to the family life cycle framework from family sociology, and crisis theory. This is followed by a comparative analysis of developmental thinking, explicit or implicit, in the theory and interventions of the major family therapy approaches. Then divided into four parts, Family Transitions introduces new conceptual models that integrate the temporality of the life cycle approach with systems theory.By their very nature, these models cut across therapeutic orientations and have important clinical applications.

Overview
Family Sociology and Family Therapy Contributions to Family Development: Life-span Developmental Psychology
Conceptualizations of Family Development
An Epigenetic Model of Family Processes, Wynne
Adolescent Sexuality in the Family Life Spiral, Combrinck-Graham
Oscillation Theory and Family Development, Breunlin
Family Types, Family Stress, and Family Satisfaction: A Developmental Approach, Olson
Perspectives on Family Development
Individual Change and Family Development: Individuation as a Family Process, Shapiro
The Emphasis on Cultural Identity: A Developmental Ecological Constraint, Montalvo & Gutierrez
Family Identity, Ritual, and Myth: A Cultural Perspective on Family Life Cycle Transitions, Bennett, Wolin, McAvity
Rethinking Assumptions about Women's Development and Family Therapy, Boss & Weiner
Developmental Disruptions and the Family Life Cycle
Family Crises: Expectable and Unexpectable, Pittman
Cumulative Stress, Family Transitions, and Crises, Joselevich. Family Development and the Impact of Chronic Illness, Rosman
Loss and the Family Life Cycle, Walsh & McGoldrick
Developmental Cycles and Substance Abuse, Todd
The Family Life Cycle in Family Therapy Practice and Clinical Training
Family Development and Change across the Generations: An Intergenerational Perspective, Williamson & Bray
Structural Family Therapy and the Family Life Cycle: A Four-Dimensional Model for Family Assessment, Fishman
Systemic Family Therapy and Family Development, Wright & Watson
The Presence of the Past: Continuity and Change in the Symbolic Structure of Families, Keith & Whitaker
Developmental Thinking and the Family Life Cycle: Implications for Training Family Therapists, Liddle.
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ISBN: 9780898624847
ISBN-10: 0898624843
Series: The Guilford Family Therapy
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 15th July 1991
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.69