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Unit V (Chpt 35)

Family Interventions

Refer to a blending together of the roles, thoughts, and feelings of the individual family members so that clear distinctions fail to emerge. Diffuse or Enmeshed Boundaries
In Families w/ diffuse boundaries individuals expect other members of the family to know what they are ______. Thinking
Those which the rules and roles are consistently adhered to no matter what. Rigid or Disengaged boundaries
Cardinal rule for effective and functional communication in families? Clear & Direct
Family members pretend to be inadequate but well meaning to keep peace in the family at any price. Placating
Assumes changing any single element in the family system will bring about change in the entire system (Double-Blind messages). Strategic Model of Family Therapy
Explains family problems from the perspective of dysfunctional boundary and role structure.(Scapegoating, Dysfunctional Triangles, Clarifies boundaries) Structural Model of Family Therapy
A form of displacement in which a family member (usually ↓powerful) is blamed for another s or another family members distress. Scapegoating
A situation in which a positive comment (often verbal) is followed by a negative command (often non-verbal), which leaves the recipient confused, trapped, and immobilized because there is no appropriate way to act. Double-Blind
The ability to develop a strong identity sense of self while at the same time maintaining an emotional connectedness with ones family of origin. Differentiation
The individual in the family whom everyone regard as “the problem”. Identified Patient
One indication that a nurse is being triangled is that his or her level of _____ is greater than the situation warrants. Anxiety
A format for efficiently providing a clinical summary of information & relationships across at least 3 generations of a family. Genogram
The primary goal of psychoeducational family therapy? Sharing of Mental Health Information
The primary characteristics essential to healthy family functioning are _______ & _______. Flexibility; clear boundaries.
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