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  1. Ordeals
  2. Identified patient
  3. Behaivoral Marital Therapy
  4. Problem Solving Model
  5. Circular Model of Causality
  1. a Symptomatic family member or the individual the family identifies as having a problem.
  2. b Circular, flexible, and contains the following phases: Contact phase, contract phase, and action phase.
  3. c Making the client's symptoms too much trouble for the client to continue to have. (Assigning hours of exercise in the middle of the night when they have been symptomatic that day.)
  4. d 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.
  5. e Behaviors of different subsystems that reciprocally impact each other.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Input that maintains the status quo of a system.
  2. Rigid structures that do not lend themselves to being changed in the face of changing family circumstances.
  3. Therapist'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.
  4. Egalitarian relationships, which roles are mirror images.
  5. The tasks that the theapist tells the family members she wants them to perform

5 True/False questions

  1. Complementary RelationshipsRelationships that involve a fit between different roles


  2. DetriangulationDenotes that relationships have periods of closeness and periods of distance. Triangulation occurs during periods of distance - an outsider takes sides with one person in the relationship.


  3. Multigenerational Transmission ProcessRules that control the amount of involvement family members have with each other and with others who are not part of the family.


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


  5. Spontaneous behavior sequencesDenotes 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.