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5 Matching questions

  1. Principle of Equinfinality
  2. Reframing
  3. Communications/Experiential Family Therapy
  4. Structural Family Theory (Salvador Minuchin)
  5. Report level
  1. a Redefining the family's perspective on problems as problems within the family structure.
  2. b Based on the premise that all families have an underlying organization which may be adaptive or maladaptive. Therapy identifies maladaptive structural elements and makes changes in these structural elements.
  3. c Same results can be obtained via different means.
  4. d Gregory Bateson, Don Jackson, Virginia Satir, and Jay Haley. Saw the primary purpose of symptoms as being the maintenance of homeostasis in the family. Primary goal of therapy is to alter the interactional patterns that maintain the presenting symptoms.
  5. e The stated content of the message (Have dinner on the table by 5)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are overly concerned and overly involved with each other resulting in minimal autonomy of functioning.
  2. Different beginning points may lead to the same result.
  3. Sends clear, straight messages and is genuine.
  4. Input that maintains the status quo of a system.
  5. Involves promoting family solidarity and decreasing resistance to therapy via interpreting symptoms as family preserving efforts.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cognitive Behavior Marital TherapyJacobson & Christenson. Focuses on the functioning of the couple. Problems and interactions are believed to be repetitious which causes the problems in the relationship. Help couples improve behavior exchanges, communication, and problem solving skills. Individualized and flexible based on specific problems in the relationship.


  2. SubsystemsSome part of the family - females, parents, kids etc.


  3. Circular questionsBehavior in systems like the family cannot be adequately explained using a simple, bi-directional, linear model, behavior can only be understood in the context of the complex interaction patterns of the family.


  4. Multigenerational Transmission ProcessDenotes that the emotional system governs behavior on a societal level, similiar to that found in a family, promoting both progressive and regressive periods in society.


  5. Virginia SatirThe tasks that the theapist tells the family members she wants them to perform


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