What are landscape of action questions?
questions the therapist asks to gather information about the times in clients' lives that they were able to resist the effects of the problem
What are landscape of meaning questions?
questions to help clients consider a new more heroic self view
What are leagues?
groups of clients who are working aon similar problems meet in order to continue to construct and maintain new narratives and to support each other's preferred outcomes
What does ledger mean?
an internal system in which the relative balance of debts and entitlements is kept.
Ideally there should be a balance between the repayment of the person's debt to the family of orgin and self-fulfillment
What is the leveler?
One of 5 communication styles. The leveler reacts appropriately to the situation in a flowing and authentic manner
What are levels of Intervention?
Targeting interventions at a specific family subsystem, such as the children or parents
What is a libidinal system?
a repressed system with the wgo characterized by need, excitement, and longing
What is linear casuality?
an assumption of cause and effect in which 1 event is thought to cause the next For example, in classical conditioning paradigm a particular stimulus elicits a specific response
What is logical connotation?
grew as the use of paradox declined. The therapist communicates that the development of a symptom is understandable given the context
What are longitudinal studies?
A research design in which subjects are followed across time, which often allows for greater certainity in casual inference than cross-sectional studies
What are love days?
specific days one partner non-contingently increases those behaviors the other partner finds pleasurable