Genograms: Assessment and Intervention (Third Edition) (Norton Professional Books (Paperback))

Genograms: Assessment and Intervention (Third Edition) (Norton Professional Books (Paperback)) Author Monica McGoldrick
ISBN-10 0393705099
ISBN-13 9780393705096
Year 2008-02-17
Pages 416
Language English
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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Widely used by both family therapists and all health care professionals the genogram is a graphic way of organizing the mass of information gathered during a family assessment and finding patterns in the family system for more targeted treatment Now updated and expanded in its third edition and featuring revised genograms for easier reading reflecting the growing and widespread use of genograms for clinical intervention this best selling text provides a standard method for constructing a genogram doing a genogram interview and interpreting the results Genograms of famous familiesSigmund Freud Woody Allen and Mia Farrow the Kennedys Jane Fonda and Ted Turner Bill Clinton Princess Diana the Roosevelts and Thomas Jefferson to name a fewbring the text to life and help to elucidate the principles of family systems theory and systemic interviewing which form the basis of genogram work Once these principles have been explained the authors go on to present the important clinical applications of genograms in both family therapy and family medicine These applications include the effective assessment of patients risk for emotional problems such as anxiety or depression structural patterns among families such as divorce and remarriage relationship patterns such as enmeshment conflicts and cut offs recent and chronic life stressors such as pregnancy acute illness poverty and racism and family life cycle transitions and developmental crises among other uses By providing a fascinating view into the richness of family dynamics McGoldrick and her coauthors provide an invaluable guide to clinicians for accurately charting a familys structure making it easier to scan for potential problems and take proactive steps to utilize resources when necessary 32 page color insert

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Genograms

Genograms Author Monica McGoldrick
ISBN-10 0393705099
Release 2008
Pages 380

Family Evaluation

Family Evaluation Author Murray Bowen
ISBN-10 9780393075557
Release 2009-08-01
Pages 416