Systemicists usually assign rituals in the form of
The major characteristic of strategic family therapy is that the therapist
Which of the following is not characteristic of “psychosomatic families”?
What the Milan systemicists call neutrality can best be thought of as
Which of the following Milan techniques is a form of reframing?
Communication theorists give greater credence to
Structural therapists emphasize
An enduring set of core beliefs and attitudes that organizes subsequent perceptions is known as
In the original Milan format, the point at which the therapist leaves the consultation room to consult with colleagues is called
Circular questioning is likely to
A problem analysis
Teaching a couple to touch and explore each other’s bodies and learn each other’s sensate areas is part of a sex therapy process called
In disengaged families, boundaries are
Hypotheses used by Milan systemicists are
Which of the following does not represent Boscolo and Cecchin’s landmark paper on the role of a Milan therapist?
Circular questioning may reveal
A counterparadox is essentially a
One of the primary objectives of structural interventions is for the psychosomatic family to achieve
Today’s child management and parent training programs frequently deal with behavior therapists using ___principles
Behavioral couple therapists sometimes have partners list desirable behaviors each wants from the other, as a demonstration of commitment to the relationship. These are what is to be exchanged as part of
All communication takes place at two levels-the surface level of content and the level which qualifies what was said on the surface level. The second level is called
Who took the position that symptoms are strategies for controlling a relationship when other strategies have failed?
Meichenbaum’s work with distressed clients
According to Aponte and Van Deusen, every family transaction makes a statement regarding
Relabeling is an attempt to
Haley believes every relationship contains within it an implicit struggle for
In a stereotypical complementary interaction or relationship (best answer)
Which of the following statements is true regarding structural family therapy?
Contingency contracting, based on operant conditioning principles, is a behavioral procedure that has been shown to be useful in treating
Uncovering the relationship between behavioral deficits and the client’s interpersonal environment is called
Attempting to change the hierarchical arrangement between parents calls for
Members of disengaged families run the risk of over-emphasizing
Cognitive-behavioral family therapists gather data using three forms of clinical assessment:
Functional family therapy attempts to bring about ______________ changes in individuals and their families.
Diffused boundaries are
Brief therapy advocates attempting to change a family system rather than helping the family make changes within the existing system. This objective calls for
Adopting the symbols of a family’s life and deliberately using them in conversation with the family is the structural technique called
One tactic employed by Minuchin in treating anorectics is to
In the view of MRI family therapists
For Milan therapeutic intervention, family therapy begins with
By neutrality, the Milan therapist attempt to
The MRI interactional approach is based upon
“Prescribing the symptom” is a form of
Cognitive therapists work at three related levels. Which is not one of these levels?
A major characteristic of strategic therapy is
According to Masters and Johnson, a primary reason of sexual dysfunction is
Therapeutic contracts are
The unique psychotherapeutic contributions of the behavioral approach is:
Madanes contends that the basic tool of strategic therapists is