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  1. The Placater
  2. Circularity
  3. Complementarity
  4. Ego analytic Couples Therapy
  5. Sibling Position
  1. a Associated with the development of specific personality characteristics.
  2. b The extent to which different family roles are in harmony with each other.
  3. c Communication style that is characterized by agreement, apologizing, and or efforts to please.
  4. d Genchiel, Gray, Apfelbaum, Wile. Foster the ability of the couple to communicate important feelings. Dysfunction originates from the individual's incapability to recognize and validate sensitivities and problems in the relationship. Two major categories of problems: dysfunction brought into the relationship from early childhood trauma and experiences and the individuals reaction to difficulties and sense that he or she is un-deserving because of shame and guilt.
  5. e Behavior 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Technique whereby the therapist helps the family along each step of the way so they know exactly what they are to do.
  2. Metacommunication or a covert message relative to how the communication is to be taken (ex-I am the boss in this home may be the command level message of the report-level message)
  3. Prior to the session the therapy team formulates its initial hypothesis relative to the presenting problem.
  4. Same results can be obtained via different means.
  5. Behaviors of different subsystems that reciprocally impact each other.

5 True/False questions

  1. TrianglesInvolve engaging family members in repetitious behavior designed to counter dysfunctional family rules to reinforce the positive connotation of behaviors.


  2. 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.


  3. Open systemFamily that accepts information from systems outside itself.


  4. Differentiation of SelfFamily members' ability to discriminate between their identities and experiences that of other family members (vs. fusion).


  5. The Congruent CommunicatorCommunication style that is characterized by agreement, apologizing, and or efforts to please.


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