1st Edition

Handbook Of Family Therapy

Edited By Alan S. Gurman, David P. Kniskern Copyright 1981

    First published in 1981. This volume is unique as to date no previous book, and no collection of papers one could assemble from the literature, addresses or achieves for the field of family therapy what is accomplished in this handbook. It responds to a pressing need for a comprehensive source that will enable students, practitioners and researchers to compare and assess critically for themselves an array of major current clinical concepts in family therapy.

    Part I Historical Perspective Part II Psychoanalytical and Object Relation Approaches Part III Intergeneration Approaches PART IV Systems Theories Approaches PART V Behavioural Approaches PART VI Special Areas and Issues: Enrichment and Divorce PART VII Research on Family Therapy


    Alan S. Gurman (Professor,Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Medical School), David P. Kniskern (Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine)