Mental Health: Family Therapy

  • Fathers Who Fail: Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System book cover

    Fathers Who Fail

    Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System, 1st Edition

    By Melvin R. Lansky

    Despite the burgeoning literature on the role of the father in child development and on fathering as a developmental stage, surprisingly little has been written about the psychiatrically impaired father.  In Fathers Who Fail, Melvin Lansky remedies this glaring lacuna in the literature. …

    Paperback – 2015-06-23

  • Contemporary Families: Translating Research Into Practice book cover

    Contemporary Families

    Translating Research Into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Browning, Kay Pasley

    Written for researchers, practitioners, and students in advanced courses, this book furthers our understanding of the complexity of contemporary families. Seven types of families are the focus of this book, based on the research available and the challenges they present for mental health…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge Series on Family Therapy and Counseling

  • Parental Descriptions of Child Personality: Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five? book cover

    Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Psychology Press

  • Teenage Pregnancy: The Interaction of Psyche and Culture book cover

    Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08

  • Hope and Despair in Narrative and Family Therapy: Adversity, Forgiveness and Reconciliation book cover

    Hope and Despair in Narrative and Family Therapy

    Adversity, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carmel Flaskas, Imelda McCarthy

    How do experiences of hope and despair impact upon our capacity to meet life's challenges in narrative and family therapy? Clients' experiences of hope and despair can be complex, reflecting individual and family histories, current patterns and dynamics, the stresses of everyday life, and the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

  • Family Therapy as an Alternative to Medication: An Appraisal of Pharmland book cover

    Family Therapy as an Alternative to Medication

    An Appraisal of Pharmland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phoebe S Prosky, David V Keith

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07

  • The Family on the Threshold of the 21st Century: Trends and Implications book cover

    The Family on the Threshold of the 21st Century

    Trends and Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Solly Dreman

    Is there life for the family in the 21st century? Pessimists view the traditional two-parent nuclear family as a relic of the past, attributing their gloomy outlook to increased demands from the workplace, rampant technological advancement, and the pursuit of personal achievement at the expense of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press

  • Personality and Family Development: An Intergenerational Longitudinal Comparison book cover

    Personality and Family Development

    An Intergenerational Longitudinal Comparison, 1st Edition

    By Klaus A. Schneewind, Stefan Ruppert

    This unique volume presents the results of a study of 200 German families over a period of 16 years from 1976 to 1992. This study--the findings of which yield a host of new insights into the dynamics of cross-generational personality and family development--is based on an ecopsychological framework…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Psychology Press

  • Developments in Family Therapy: Theories and Applications Since 1948 book cover

    Developments in Family Therapy

    Theories and Applications Since 1948, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Walrond-Skinner

    Originally published in 1981, this volume presents papers by the leading British theorists and practitioners in family therapy from its beginnings up to the 1980s. It collected together for the first time a number of important previously published articles which had relevance and interest for…

    Paperback – 2015-05-01
    Psychology Revivals

  • Family and Marital Psychotherapy: A Critical Approach book cover

    Family and Marital Psychotherapy

    A Critical Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Walrond-Skinner

    The family therapy movement had from its earliest days been marked by a surge of creativity and by the energy of the new ideas it generated. Originally published in 1979, the authors of the original essays collected together in this book felt that the time had come to take stock and to scrutinise…

    Paperback – 2015-05-01
    Psychology Revivals

  • Family Therapy: The Treatment of Natural Systems book cover

    Family Therapy

    The Treatment of Natural Systems, 1st Edition

    By Sue Walrond-Skinner

    During the late 1970s and early 1980s, there was a growing interest in family therapy as a potent tool for helping to bring about change and growth in many families whose lives had become stagnant, joyless or self-destructive. As it became more popular as a method of social work intervention,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-01
    Psychology Revivals

  • Parenting After the Death of a Child: A Practitioner's Guide book cover

    Parenting After the Death of a Child

    A Practitioner's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Buckle, Stephen J. Fleming

    The death of a child has a tremendous and overwhelming impact on parents and siblings, completely altering the psychological landscape of the family. In the aftermath of such a tragedy, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that of their surviving children.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23

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