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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Circular questions
  2. Multifinality (Equipotentiality)
  3. Spontaneous behavior sequences
  4. The Congruent Communicator
  5. Circular Model of Causality
  1. a Behaviors of different subsystems that reciprocally impact each other.
  2. b Family members are asked questions that help them to think in relational terms. "What does your brother think of..."
  3. c Occur when the therapist highlights an interaction that is naturally occurring in the moment and assists the family in modifying problem sequences.
  4. d Sends clear, straight messages and is genuine.
  5. e The same beginning point may lead to different results.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Greenberg & Johnson. View emotions and cognition as interdependent and that emotion drive interpersonal expression. Origins are emotion theory and attachment theory. Short term.
  2. Stuart. Seeks to improve relationships btwn a couple by increasing the frequency of positive exchanges and decreasing the frequency of negative and punishing interactions. Therapist assesses the strengths and weakness of the relationship. Skills that are taught include expressing themselves in clear behavioral terms, improved communication skills, establishing a means to share power and decision making, and improved problem solving skills.
  3. Therapist has the family or a subsystem of the family act out, in session, how they typically deal with a specific type of problem.
  4. Involve engaging family members in repetitious behavior designed to counter dysfunctional family rules to reinforce the positive connotation of behaviors.
  5. Fairbarin, Kohut, Gilligan. Believes that marriage becomes a closed system that inhibits growth through mutual unconscious interactions between the partners. The mothering figure is the central motivation for selection and attachment of a mate. A partner finds "lost parts" of the self in the other partner.

5 True/False questions

  1. Principle of EquinfinalityEqual acceptance of all family members by the therapist. The therapist avoids allying with individual family members.


  2. ReframingRedefining the family's perspective on problems as problems within the family structure.


  3. Strategic Family TherapyMara Selvini Palazzoli. Form of strategic family therapy influenced by three theoretical models 1 systems 2. cybernetics and 3. communication theory. Focuses on 2 aspects of family interaction the struggle for power and the protective role of symptoms.


  4. Out-positioningTherapist's entrance in the family's interactional system. Includes forming a strong bond with family members, acknowledging the various perspectives of members, and accommodating the family's organization and patterns.


  5. The Super-reasonableFamily member maintains an outward appearance of calm and coolness and is emotionally detached.


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