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Family Therapy : Concepts and Methods

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Edition:
7th
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9780205478095

ISBN10:
0205478093
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

The Seventh Edition of this bestselling text continues to be the most comprehensive and timely text available, now with greater emphasis on the clinical practice of family therapy.

Author Biography

Richard C. Schwartz was formerly an Associate Professor at the Family Institute at Northwestern University and the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Michael P. Nichols is a Professor at the College of William and Mary.

Table of Contents

Major Events in the History of Family Therapy xv
Foreword xxi
Salvador Minuchin
Preface xxv
PART ONE The Context of Family Therapy
The Foundations of Family Therapy
1(9)
The Myth of the Hero
3(1)
Psychotherapeutic Sanctuary
4(2)
Family versus Individual Therapy
6(1)
Psychology and Social Context
7(1)
The Power of Family Therapy
7(1)
Thinking in Lines, Thinking in Circles
8(1)
Recommended Readings
9(1)
References
9(1)
The Evolution of Family Therapy
10(39)
The Undeclared War
10(1)
Small Group Dynamics
11(4)
The Child Guidance Movement
15(2)
The Influence of Social Work
17(1)
Research on Family Dynamics and the Etiology of Schizophrenia
18(6)
Gregory Bateson---Palo Alto
19(2)
Theodore Lidz---Yale
21(1)
Lyman Wynne---National Institute of Mental Health
22(1)
Role Theorists
23(1)
Marriage Counseling
24(2)
From Research to Treatment: The Pioneers of Family Therapy
26(13)
John Bell
26(1)
Palo Alto
26(4)
Murray Bowen
30(2)
Nathan Ackerman
32(3)
Carl Whitaker
35(1)
Ivan Boszormenyi-Nagy
36(1)
Salvador Minuchin
36(1)
Other Early Centers of Family Therapy
37(2)
The Golden Age of Family Therapy
39(3)
Summary
42(3)
Recommended Readings
45(1)
References
45(4)
Early Models and Basic Techniques: Group Process and Communications Analysis
49(38)
Sketches of Leading Figures
50(1)
Theoretical Formulations
50(2)
Normal Family Development
52(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
53(1)
Goals of Therapy
53(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
54(1)
Techniques
55(3)
Lessons from the Early Models
58(3)
Systems Anxiety
61(1)
The Stages of Family Therapy
62(7)
The Initial Telephone Call
62(1)
The First Interview
63(3)
The Early Phase of Treatment
66(1)
The Middle Phase of Treatment
67(1)
Termination
68(1)
Family Assessment
69(5)
The Presenting Problem
70(1)
Understanding the Referral Route
70(1)
Identifying the Systemic Context
70(1)
Stage of the Life Cycle
71(1)
Family Structure
71(1)
Communication
71(1)
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
72(1)
Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse
72(1)
Extramarital Involvements
72(1)
Gender
72(1)
Cultural Factors
73(1)
The Ethical Dimension
74(3)
Family Therapy with Specific Presenting Problems
77(5)
Marital Violence
77(3)
Sexual Abuse of Children
80(2)
Working with Managed Care
82(1)
Recommended Readings
83(1)
References
84(3)
The Fundamental Concepts of Family Therapy
87(28)
Cybernetics
88(3)
Systems Theory
91(3)
General Systems Theory
92(2)
Social Constructionism
94(4)
Constructivism
94(2)
The Social Construction of Reality
96(2)
Attachment Theory
98(2)
Conclusions
100(1)
The Working Concepts of Family Therapy
100(12)
Interpersonal Context
100(1)
Complementarity
101(1)
Circular Causality
101(1)
Triangles
102(1)
Process/Content
103(1)
Family Structure
103(1)
The Meaning (Function) of Symptoms
104(1)
Family Life Cycle
105(2)
Resistance
107(1)
Family Narratives
108(1)
Gender
109(1)
Culture
110(2)
Recommended Readings
112(1)
References
112(3)
PART TWO The Classic Schools of Family Therapy
Bowen Family Systems Therapy
115(30)
Sketches of Leading Figures
115(2)
Theoretical Formulations
117(4)
Differentiation of Self
117(1)
Emotional Triangles
117(1)
Nuclear Family Emotional Process
118(1)
Family Projection Process
119(1)
Multigenerational Transmission Process
119(1)
Sibling Position
120(1)
Emotional Cutoff
121(1)
Societal Emotional Process
121(1)
Normal Family Development
121(2)
Development of Behavior Disorders
123(2)
Goals of Therapy
125(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
126(2)
Therapy
128(10)
Assessment
128(2)
Therapeutic Techniques
130(8)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
138(2)
Summary
140(3)
Recommended Readings
143(1)
References
143(2)
Strategic Family Therapy
145(26)
Sketches of Leading Figures
145(3)
Theoretical Formulations
148(2)
Normal Family Development
150(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
151(2)
Goals of Therapy
153(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
154(1)
Therapy
155(10)
Assessment
155(1)
Therapeutic Techniques
156(9)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
165(2)
Summary
167(1)
Recommended Readings
168(1)
References
168(3)
Structural Family Therapy
171(27)
Sketches of Leading Figures
172(1)
Theoretical Formulations
173(3)
Normal Family Development
176(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
177(3)
Goals of Therapy
180(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
181(2)
Therapy
183(10)
Assessment
183(1)
Therapeutic Techniques
184(9)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
193(1)
Summary
194(2)
Recommended Readings
196(1)
References
196(2)
Experiential Family Therapy
198(22)
Sketches of Leading Figures
199(1)
Theoretical Formulations
200(2)
Normal Family Development
202(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
202(1)
Goals of Therapy
203(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
204(1)
Therapy
205(10)
Assessment
206(1)
Therapeutic Techniques
206(9)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
215(1)
Summary
216(1)
Recommended Readings
217(1)
References
217(3)
Psychoanalytic Family Therapy
220(26)
Sketches of Leading Figures
221(1)
Theoretical Formulations
222(4)
Freudian Drive Psychology
223(1)
Self Psychology
223(1)
Object Relations Theory
224(2)
Normal Family Development
226(2)
Development of Behavior Disorders
228(3)
Goals of Therapy
231(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
232(1)
Therapy
233(8)
Assessment
233(2)
Therapeutic Techniques
235(6)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
241(1)
Summary
242(1)
Recommended Readings
242(1)
References
243(3)
Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy
246(35)
Sketches of Leading Figures
246(2)
Theoretical Formulations
248(1)
Normal Family Development
249(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
250(2)
Goals of Therapy
252(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
253(3)
Therapy
256(14)
Behavioral Parent Training
256(5)
Behavioral Couples Therapy
261(4)
The Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Family Therapy
265(3)
Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
268(2)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
270(2)
Summary
272(1)
Recommended Readings
273(1)
References
274(7)
PART THREE Recent Developments in Family Therapy
Family Therapy in the Twenty-First Century
281(39)
Erosion of Boundaries
281(1)
Postmodernism
282(1)
The Feminist Critique
283(2)
Social Constructionism and the Narrative Revolution
285(1)
Family Therapy's Answer to Managed Care: Solution-Focused Therapy
286(1)
Family Violence
286(1)
Multiculturalism
287(1)
Race
288(1)
Poverty and Social Class
289(1)
Gay and Lesbian Rights
290(1)
Spirituality
291(1)
Tailoring Treatment to Populations and Problems
291(11)
Single-Parent Families
292(4)
African American Families
296(3)
Therapy with Gay and Lesbian Families
299(3)
Home-Based Services
302(2)
Medical Family Therapy and Psychoeducation
304(4)
Psychoeducation and Schizophrenia
304(3)
Medical Family Therapy
307(1)
Relationship Enrichment Programs
308(4)
Managed Care
312(1)
Summary
312(2)
Recommended Readings
314(1)
References
315(5)
Solution-Focused Therapy
320(17)
Sketches of Leading Figures
321(1)
Theoretical Formulations
322(1)
Normal Family Development
323(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
323(1)
Goals of Therapy
324(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
324(1)
Therapy
325(7)
Assessment
325(1)
Therapeutic Techniques
326(6)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
332(2)
Summary
334(1)
Recommended Readings
335(1)
References
335(2)
Narrative Therapy
337(17)
Sketches of Leading Figures
338(1)
Theoretical Formulations
339(5)
Normal Family Development
341(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
342(1)
Goals of Therapy
343(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
344(1)
Therapy
344(6)
Assessment
344(2)
Therapeutic Techniques
346(4)
Evaluating Therapy Theory and Results
350(1)
Summary
351(1)
Recommended Readings
352(1)
References
353(1)
Integrative Models
354(20)
Eclecticism
355(1)
Selective Borrowing
356(1)
Specially Designed Integrative Models
357(14)
Comprehensive, Theoretically Inclusive Models
357(2)
Models That Combine Two Distinct Approaches
359(8)
Models Designed for Specific Clinical Problems
367(2)
Community Family Therapy
369(2)
Summary
371(1)
Recommended Readings
372(1)
References
372(2)
PART FOUR The Evaluation of Family Therapy
Comparative Analysis
374(25)
Theoretical Formulations
374(8)
Families as Systems
374(2)
Stability and Change
376(1)
Process/Content
376(1)
Monadic, Dyadic, or Triadic Model
377(1)
The Nuclear Family in Context
378(1)
The Personal as Political
379(2)
Boundaries
381(1)
Normal Family Development
382(1)
Development of Behavior Disorders
383(4)
Inflexible Systems
383(1)
The Function of Symptoms
384(1)
Underlying Dynamics
385(1)
Pathological Triangles
386(1)
Goals of Therapy
387(1)
Conditions for Behavior Change
388(3)
Action or Insight?
389(1)
Resistance
390(1)
Therapy
391(4)
Assessment
391(1)
Decisive Interventions
392(3)
Summary
395(2)
Recommended Readings
397(1)
References
397(2)
Family Therapy Research: Empirical Foundations and Practice Implications
399(42)
Cynthia L. Row
Ligia C. Gomez
Howard A. Liddle
Family Therapy Outcome
400(24)
Childhood and Adolescent Behavior Disorders
400(4)
Family Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
404(4)
Family Therapy for Substance Use Disorders
408(4)
Family Therapy for Schizophrenia
412(3)
Family Therapy for Eating Disorders
415(1)
Efficacy of Marital and Couple Therapy
416(2)
Family Therapy Process Research
418(6)
Conclusions and Future Directions
424(1)
Recommended Readings
425(1)
References
426(15)
Appendix A: Recommended Readings 441(2)
Appendix B: Glossary 443(8)
Appendix C: Careers and Training 451(8)
Credits 459(2)
Name Index 461(18)
Subject Index 479


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