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Circumplex model of marital and family system: I. Cohesion and adaptability dimensions, family types, and clinical applications.
The conceptual clustering of numerous concepts from family therapy and other social science fields reveals two significant dimensions of family behavior, cohesion and adaptability. These twoExpand
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Circumplex model of marital and family systems: VI. Theoretical update.
This paper updates the theoretical work on the Circumplex Model and provides revised and new hypotheses. Similarities and contrasts to the Beavers Systems Model are made along with comments regardingExpand
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Circumplex Model: Systemic Assessment and Treatment of Families
Contents Introduction * Circumplex Model of Family Systems VIII: Family Assessment and Intervention * Utility of the Circumplex Model With Severely Dysfunctional Family Systems * Symptoms asExpand
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Transition to Parenthood: Problems and Gratifications.
This study extends the focus of parenthood research to include a variety of subjectively positive as well as negative outcomes of becoming a parent for the first time. Using a large urban sample,Expand
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Emotional processes following disclosure of an extramarital affair.
In-depth interviews with individuals who had experienced marital infidelity revealed a three-stage process following disclosure of an affair. The process starts with an "emotional roller coaster" andExpand
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Perceived Marital Quality and Family Life-Cycle Categories: A Further Analysis.
Three research questions regarding family life-cycle categories were explored: (a) the power of family life-cycle categories to predict marital quality, (b) the nature of the trend (curve) of maritalExpand
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Student impairment and remediation in accredited marriage and family therapy programs.
This research addresses the extent of student impairment in Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) accredited marriage and family therapy programs, indicatorsExpand
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The process of change in couples therapy: a qualitative investigation.
Open-ended interviews with 24 couples therapy clients regarding their experience of the process of change revealed shifts in clusters of affect, communication, and cognition. Six additionalExpand
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Examining the multifaceted notion of isomorphism in marriage and family therapy supervision: a quest for conceptual clarity.
The notion of isomorphism has been recommended as a conceptual framework to guide the practice of marriage and family therapy (MFT) supervision. The term is frequently cited in the MFT trainingExpand
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Responding to remediation and gatekeeping challenges in supervision.
Thirty faculty in randomly selected Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) programs representing four geographical regions of the United States were asked toExpand
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