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Conjoint Family Therapy: A Guide to Theory and Technique.

Conjoint Family Therapy: A Guide to Theory and Technique. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This slim, highly readible volume is an introduction to family therapy. This is a new parameter in psychotherapy which has added a new dimension to understanding family dynamics. This text grew out of a course in family dynamics which the author taught at Illinois State Psychiatric Institute. In this mode of therapy the entire family is treated at one time. The author articulates the thesis that the person who seeks therapy is not necessarily the sickest member nor the person who needs it most. The family behaves as a unit and acts to achieve a balance. The various members help to maintain this homeostasis overtly and covertly. The chief axis in this unit are the parents, upon whom all family relationships are formed. The identified patient is that family member who is most affected by the "pained marital relationship and most subjected to dysfunctional parenting." The author's theoretical approach to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Conjoint Family Therapy: A Guide to Theory and Technique.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 115 (5) – May 1, 1965

Conjoint Family Therapy: A Guide to Theory and Technique.

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This slim, highly readible volume is an introduction to family therapy. This is a new parameter in psychotherapy which has added a new dimension to understanding family dynamics. This text grew out of a course in family dynamics which the author taught at Illinois State Psychiatric Institute. In this mode of therapy the entire family is treated at one...
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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1965 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1960.03860170104032
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This slim, highly readible volume is an introduction to family therapy. This is a new parameter in psychotherapy which has added a new dimension to understanding family dynamics. This text grew out of a course in family dynamics which the author taught at Illinois State Psychiatric Institute. In this mode of therapy the entire family is treated at one time. The author articulates the thesis that the person who seeks therapy is not necessarily the sickest member nor the person who needs it most. The family behaves as a unit and acts to achieve a balance. The various members help to maintain this homeostasis overtly and covertly. The chief axis in this unit are the parents, upon whom all family relationships are formed. The identified patient is that family member who is most affected by the "pained marital relationship and most subjected to dysfunctional parenting." The author's theoretical approach to

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Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1965

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