Family therapy with a multiparental/multispousal family.

  title={Family therapy with a multiparental/multispousal family.},
  author={Alean Al-Krenawi},
  journal={Family process},
  volume={37 1},
This article examines therapy with a Bedouin-Arab family from the Negev, Israel, which consisted of 69 members: a husband, 8 wives, and 60 siblings. The husband, who lived with his youngest wife, paid little attention to his other wives and their children. There was considerable competition, hostility, and jealousy among the wives; no communication between the co-wives or the children of different wives; and a variety of behavioral and psychosocial problems among family members. I describe the… CONTINUE READING

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