Family & Systems Therapies

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Family and Systems Therapy


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  • 1. 
    A tendency for families to resist change in order to maintain a steady state is know as:
    • A. 

      Metacommunication

    • B. 

      Negative feedback

    • C. 

      Homeostasis

    • D. 

      Complementarity

  • 2. 
    The primary goal of Bowenian family therapy is to:
    • A. 

      Increase the family's ability to solve everyday problems

    • B. 

      Enhance each family member's ability to experience and express feelings

    • C. 

      To improve the communication between each family member

    • D. 

      Increase the level of differentiation of self in family members

  • 3. 
    A structural famuly therapist is most likely to view the presenting problem of a family in terms of:
    • A. 

      Faulty communication

    • B. 

      Overly rigid or overly permeable boundaries

    • C. 

      A failure of complementarity

    • D. 

      Insufficient quid pro quo

  • 4. 
    By constructing a family genogram, you learn that the client's family is intensely cloe, much more so than might be expected for the family's cultural background. This family would be called
    • A. 

      Enmeshed

    • B. 

      Triangulated

    • C. 

      Estranged

    • D. 

      Joined

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Bowenian therapy has received adequate research

    • B. 

      Outcomes for couples and family therapy are similar to those of individual therapies

    • C. 

      Most of the communication and strategic therapists have not been involved in systematic assessments of their Txs

    • D. 

      System therapy has been tested on a variety of specific disorders and problems