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Current behavioral approaches to marital and family therapy by Kathleen S. Linehan

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford [etc.] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Reprint of: Advances in Behaviour Research and Therapy. An International Review Journal, Vol.2 No.3 1979.

Other titlesAdvances in behaviour research and therapy.
StatementKathleen S. Linehan and Ted L. Rosenthal.
ContributionsRosenthal, Ted L.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14896644M
ISBN 100080248616

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Learn the fundamentals of family therapy and treatment! An Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy presents insight and analysis from 20 of the foremost experts in the theoretical and practice areas of family therapy, offering a unique blend of approaches and styles. Chapters draw on each author's area of expertise in exploring the history of family therapy and the application of systems 4/5(1). In the treatment of marital and family problems, however, important parts of each person’s environment, namely his or her spouse, parents and children, are in the clinic at the time of the therapy, and are expected to change their behaviour, just as much as the designated ‘patient’ changes his, in order to solve the family or marital by: 2.   This blend of approaches and styles gives this text a unique voice and makes it a comprehensive resource for graduate students taking their first course in Marriage and Family Therapy. The book is. To address this gap in the literature, the current paper outlines a brief cognitive behavioral family treatment (CBFT) for families negotiating the coming-out process and illustrates this approach.

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