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The changing family life cycle: a framework for family therapy

Author: Carter, Betty ; McGoldrick, MonicaPublisher: Allyn and Bacon, 1989.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 593 p. : Ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0205120636Type of document: BookNote: Doriot: for 2014-2015 coursesBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Changing Family Life Cycle A Framework for Family Therapy Contents Acknowledgments xiii Part 1. CONCEPTUAL OVERVIEW 1. Overview: The Changing Family Life Cycle--A Framework for Family Therapy Betty Carter, M.S.W., and Monica McGoldrick, M.S.W. The Family as a System Moving Through Time The Changing Family Life Cycle The Stages of the Intact Middle-Class American Family Life Cycle Major Variations in the Family Life Cycle Conclusions 2. Women and the Family Life Cycle Monica McGoldrick, M.S.W. Male and Female Development Work Households Between Familles: Young Adulthood The Joining of Familles in Marriage: The Young Couple Familles with Young Children Families with Adolescents Launching Children and Moving On Older Familles Divorce and Remarriage Women and Their Friendship Networks Lesbians Health and Illness Patterns of Health-Care Behavior Family Therapy Conclusions 3. Ethnicity and the Family Life Cycle Monica McGoldrick, M.S.W. The Concept of Family Life Cycle Stages 3 4 10 13 20 25 29 31 34 36 37 41 43 49 52 55 58 60 60 61 62 64 69 70 71 The Unattached Young Adult The Young Couple Intermarriage The Transition to Parenthood and the Family with Young Children Familles of Adolescents Launching Familles in Later Life Ethnicity and Death Problems and Their Solutions Ceremonies and Rituals Immigration and the Life Cycle Therapy Conclusions 4. The Family Life Cycle and Discontinuous Change Lynn Hoffman, M.S.W. Evolutionary Feedback Hierarchical Growth Expectable Life-Stage Crises The Concept of Step Mechanisms Paradoxical Injunctions and the "Sweat Box" 5. Family Life Cycle Issues in the Therapy System Robert M. Simon, M.D. Therapist Not Yet at the Family Stage of the Life Cycle Therapist Is in the Same Stage of the Life Cycle as the Family Therapist Is Past the Family's Stage in the Life Cycle Other Life Cycle Issues When the Life Cycles Do Not Fit Well Study of the Therapist's Family of Origin 6. Systems and Ceremonies: A Family View of Rites of Passage Edwin H. Friedman, M.A. Three Myths That Inhibit Forming a Family Process View Three Natural Rites of Passage Three Nodal Life Cycle Events Conclusions 7. Idiosyncratic Life Cycle Transitions and Therapeutic Rituals Evan Imber-Black, Ph.D. Idiosyncratic Life Cycle Transitions The Emergence of Symptoms Therapeutic Rituals Transition Rituals 71 72 73 74 76 77 78 80 82 83 83 86 89 91 91 92 94 96 98 107 108 109 110 112 114 116 119 121 128 143 146 149 150 151 153 154 Healing Rituals ldentity-Redefinition Rituals Designing and Implementing Therapeutic Rituals for Idiosyncratic Life Cycle Transitions Conclusions 8. Genograms and the Family Life Cycle Monica McGoldrick, M.S. W., and Randy Gerson, Ph. D. Marriage and Remarriage The Transition to Parenthood and Families with Young Children Familles with Adolescents Familles at Midlife: Launching Children and Moving On Marriage, the Next Generation Parenthood, the Next Generation Families in Later Life Conclusions 157 159 161 162 164 164 169 174 176 178 180 183 186 Part 2. THE TRADITIONAL MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILY LIFE CYCLE 9. The Launching of the Single Young Adult Robert C. Aylmer, Ed.D. Adult Development and Life Cycle Theory Individuel Factors Family System Factors Career Issues Intimacy Issues Clinical Considerations 10. The Joining of Familles Through Marriage: The New Couple Monica McGoldrick, M.S.W. Fusion and Intimacy Homosexuel Couples The Wedding Patterns with Extended Family In-Laws The Importance of Sibling Issues Cultural Differences Issues in Marital Adjustment 11. Becoming Parents: Familles with Young Children Jack O. Bradt, M.D. Paradigms in Collision Space for Children Sex 191 191 193 194 197 198 203 209 212 218 221 224 228 228 230 231 235 237 240 242 Intimacy The Extended Family Rebalancing Work and Home Life: Back to Work Sibling Rivalry The Child-Focused Family Guidelines for Intervention Conclusions 12. Transformation of the Family System In Adolescence Nydia Garcia Preto, A.C.S. W. Three-Generational View of Transformation Tasks of Adolescence Clinical Intervention During Adolescence Conclusions 13. Launching Children and Moving On Paulina McCullough, A.C.S.W., and Sandra Rutenberg, Ph.D. Demographic Changes The Changing Function of Marriage Maturity at Midlife Development of Adult Relationships with Grown Children Realignment of Relationships to Include In-Laws and Grandchildren Resolving Issues with the Older Generation Clinical Considerations Summary 14. The Family in Later Life Froma Walsh, M.S.W., Ph.D. Later-Life Transitions and Tasks Role Flexibility and Successful Aging Clinical Assessment and Treatment Issues 243 243 245 246 248 249 253 255 256 257 270 281 285 287 289 291 293 296 297 299 307 311 312 326 327 Part 3. THE DIVORCE CYCLE 15. Divorce in the Changing Family Life Cycle Judith Stem Peck, M.S.W, and Jennifer Manocherian, M.S. Demographics Review of the Literature The Impact of Divorce at Different Stages of the Family Life Cycle Clinical Implications 16. The Postdivorce Family Fredda Herz Brown, R.N., Ph.D. The Process of Becoming a One-Parent Family 335 336 337 346 364 371 372 Phase I--The Aftermath Phase II--The Realignment Phase III--Stabilization The Noncustodial Single Parent General Guidelines for Treatment Conclusions 17. Forming a Remarried Family Monica McGoldrick, M.S.W, and Betty Carter, M.S.W. Studies of Remarriage: Clinically Useful Findings Predictable Emotional Issues in Remarriage The Process of Remarriage The Impact of Remarriage at Various Phases of the Family Life Cycle Family Therapy with Remarried Families: Clinical Procedures and Illustrations Conclusions 374 381 386 389 393 395 399 402 405 408 410 414 426 Part 4. VARIABLES THAT FURTHER CHANGE THE FAMILY LIFE CYCLE 18. Chronic Illness and the Family Life Cycle John Rolland, M.D. Psychosocial Typology of Illness Time Phases of Illness Transgenerational History of Illness, Loss, and Crisis Conclusions 19. The Impact of Death and Serious Illness on the Family Life Cycle Fredda Herz Brown, R.N., Ph.D. Factors Affecting the Impact of Death and Serious Illness on the Family System Social and Ethnic Context of Death The Ethnic Influence Timing of Death in the Life Cycle The Nature of Death The Openness of the Family System The Family Position of the Dying or Dead Family Member Family Treatment Intervention 20. Alcohol Problems and the Family Life Cycle Jo-Ann Krestan, M.A., C.A.C., and Claudia Bepko, M.S.W. Alcoholism and the Life Cycle: General Treatment Issues Staging Characteristic Issues at Specific Life Cycle Stages 433 434 438 442 454 457 458 458 460 462 469 472 473 474 483 484 486 489 The Unattached Young Adult The New Couple The Family with Young Children The Family with Adolescents Launching Children and Moving On Alcoholism and Divorce The Family in Later Life General Guidelines for Treatment 21. The Family Life Cycle of Poor Black Familles Paulette Moore Hines, Ph.D. The Cycle of Poverty Characteristics of the Family Life Cycle Truncated Life Cycle Female-Headed Households Unpredictable Stress Reliance on Institutional Supports Stages of the Family Life Cycle Stage 1--Adolescence/Unattached Young Adulthood Stage 2--The Family with Children Stage 3--The Family in Later Life Assessment and Intervention Multiple-Impact Family Therapy General Guidelines Avoiding Therapist Burnout Conclusions 22. Lower-Income and Professional Familles: A Comparison of Structure and Life Cycle Process Richard Fulmer, Ph.D. Sources of Data Birth and Marriage Patterns Additions to a Theory of the Family Life Cycle Life Cycle Stages for "Professional" Families Life Cycle Stages for Lower-Income Families Strengthens and Vulnerabilities Author Index Subject Index 489 493 495 497 500 502 502 505 513 515 516 517 518 518 518 519 519 523 528 531 534 539 541 542 545 545 546 548 550 557 573 579 585

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