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The Family Crucible: The Intense Experience of Family Therapy (Perennial Library)

 
 
 
 
The Family Crucible: The Intense Experience of Family Therapy (Perennial Library)
Author: Augustus Y. Napier - Carl Whitaker
ISBN 13: 9780060914899
ISBN 10: 60914890
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Harper and Row
Publication Date: 1988-05-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 301
List Price: $14.99
 
 

This extraordinary book presents scenarios of one family's therapy experience and explains what underlies each encounter. You will discover the general patterns that are common to all families-stress, polarization and escalation, scapegoating, triangulation, blaming, and the diffusion of identity—and you will gain a vivid understanding of the intriguing field of family therapy.

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Brings fresh insight to our understanding of family interactions, the forces that contribute to marital failure, and how family therapy can aid in revitalizing interpersonal relationships.