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5 Matching questions

  1. Object Relations Couple Therapy
  2. Subsystems
  3. Identified patient
  4. Disengagement
  5. Counterparadox
  1. a Method of interrupting the destructive paradoxes in disturbed families that involves prescribing the problem behavior and all the interactions that surround it.
  2. b 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.
  3. c Symptomatic family member or the individual the family identifies as having a problem.
  4. d Some part of the family - females, parents, kids etc.
  5. e Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are isolated from each other emotionally in terms of their interaction.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Rules that control the amount of involvement family members have with each other and with others who are not part of the family.
  2. The extent to which different family roles are in harmony with each other.
  3. Rigid structures that do not lend themselves to being changed in the face of changing family circumstances.
  4. Occurs when family members and subsystems of the family are overly concerned and overly involved with each other resulting in minimal autonomy of functioning.
  5. Identified 5 styles of communication in families. Utilized a communications approach that emphasized feelings and self-esteem of individual family members. Family was seen as a system seeking balance.

5 True/False questions

  1. The IrrelevantCommunication style that is characterized by agreement, apologizing, and or efforts to please.

          

  2. Spontaneous behavior sequencesOccur when the therapist highlights an interaction that is naturally occurring in the moment and assists the family in modifying problem sequences.

          

  3. Nuclear Family Emotional System (Undifferentiated Family Ego Mass)Has reference to a family in which members' identities fused.

          

  4. Therapeutic TriangleA therapist "joining" or engaging in work with a couple. Through avoidance of triangulation, helps the couple address, with each other, the difficulties they are having.

          

  5. EnactmentOccurs when family members and subsystems of the family are overly concerned and overly involved with each other resulting in minimal autonomy of functioning.