41. Family and Systemic Therapies

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch41

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Family and Systemic Therapies, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch41

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • family and systemic therapies, practices/types of family therapy;
  • family therapy, and influence of family belief/attitude systems;
  • gender/race/role, influencing people's beliefs and behaviour;
  • behaviour and interactional context, as by intrapsychic/emotional;
  • family and systems therapy, and terminologies used;
  • psychodynamic family therapy and behavioural family therapy;
  • strategic therapists, concentrating on current daily communication patterns;
  • Milan systemic, the whole family ‘game’, therapist difficulty in being neutral

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Structural family therapy

  • Strategic family therapy

  • Milan systemic family therapy

  • Techniques

  • Evaluation of family therapy

  • Subject review

  • Further reading