Mental Health: Family Therapy

  • Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships: What Works and What Doesn't book cover

    Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships

    What Works and What Doesn't, 1st Edition

    By Patricia L. Papernow

    Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships draws on current research, a wide variety of clinical modalities, and thirty years of clinical work with stepfamily members to describe the special challenges stepfamilies face. The book presents the concept of "stepfamily architecture" and the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-28
    Routledge

  • The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School book cover

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group…

    Paperback – 2013-05-03
    Routledge
    Monographs in Parenting Series

  • Semantic Polarities and Psychopathologies in the Family: Permitted and Forbidden Stories book cover

    Semantic Polarities and Psychopathologies in the Family

    Permitted and Forbidden Stories, 1st Edition

    By Valeria Ugazio

    The gap between psychotherapeutic practice and clinical theory is ever widening. Therapists still don’t know what role interpersonal relations play in the development of the most common psychopathologies. Valeria Ugazio bridges this gap by examining phobias, obsessive-compulsions, eating disorders,…

    Paperback – 2013-04-17
    Routledge

  • Working With Families in Medical Settings: A Multidisciplinary Guide for Psychiatrists and Other Health Professionals book cover

    Working With Families in Medical Settings

    A Multidisciplinary Guide for Psychiatrists and Other Health Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison M. Heru

    Working With Families in Medical Settings provides mental-health professionals with the tools they need to figure out what patients and families want and how, within the constraints imposed by 21st-century healthcare setting, to best give them the care they need. Psychiatrists and other clinicians…

    Paperback – 2013-03-19
    Routledge

  • Internal Family Systems Therapy: New Dimensions book cover

    Internal Family Systems Therapy

    New Dimensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha Sweezy, Ellen L. Ziskind

    Internal family systems therapy, or IFS, is one of the fastest growing models of psychotherapy today.  Focused on psychic multiplicity and the healing effects of compassion, this non-pathologizing therapy has been adopted by clinicians around the world. Internal Family Systems Therapy builds on…

    Paperback – 2013-03-13
    Routledge

  • Couples in Conflict book cover

    Couples in Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari Clements

    This volume is based on the presentations and discussions of a national symposium on "Couples in Conflict" that focused on family issues. A common thread throughout is that constructive conflict and negotiation are beneficial for relationships. Together, the chapters provide a foundation for…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge
    Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

  • Growing Up Fast: Transitions To Early Adulthood of Inner-city Adolescent Mothers book cover

    Growing Up Fast

    Transitions To Early Adulthood of Inner-city Adolescent Mothers, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater, Niobe Way

    In this book the authors examine in depth the lives of inner-city adolescent mothers, going beyond stereotypes to illuminate the diverse pathways to young adulthood taken by these young women. The different ways they respond to becoming a parent reflect a range of abilities, aspirations, and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-05
    Psychology Press
    Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

  • Environmental Effects on Cognitive Abilities book cover

    Environmental Effects on Cognitive Abilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena L. Grigorenko

    It sometimes seems that it is difficult to pick up a current newspaper or a magazine without it containing a story about some behavioral characteristic for which it has been found that a gene is responsible. Even aspects of behavior that one would feel certain are environmentally controlled are now…

    Paperback – 2013-01-11
    Psychology Press

  • Just Living Together: Implications of Cohabitation on Families, Children, and Social Policy book cover

    Just Living Together

    Implications of Cohabitation on Families, Children, and Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy S. Landale

    Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposia, Just Living Together represents one of the first systematic efforts to focus on cohabitation. The book is divided into four parts, each dealing with a different aspect of cohabitation. Part I addresses the big picture question, "…

    Paperback – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

  • Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research book cover

    Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra L. Hofferth, Lynne M. Casper

    Dramatic societal changes have reshaped America’s families. Young adults have delayed marriage, and cohabitation before marriage has become commonplace. One in three women giving birth is unmarried, and the proportion of children under 18 living in single-parent families rose from 23 to…

    Paperback – 2012-12-14
    Routledge

  • Helping Traumatized Families book cover

    Helping Traumatized Families

    2nd Edition

    By Charles R. Figley, Laurel J. Kiser

    The new edition of the classic Helping Traumatized Families not only offers clinicians a unified, evidence-based theory of the systemic impact of traumatic stress—it also details a systematic approach to helping families heal by promoting their natural healing resources. Though the impact of trauma…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Psychosocial Stress Series

  • Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults: A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy book cover

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults

    A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Brad Sachs

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults is an indispensible guidebook to the unique set of problems and opportunities that families face when young adults are experiencing difficulty pulling anchor and setting sail. Renowned clinician Brad Sachs, PhD, provides both a conceptual…

    Paperback – 2012-11-05
    Routledge

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