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1

Communication/Interaction Family therapy grew primarily out of research conducted at the _____________ (MRI) in Palo Alto in the _________ by Don ___________, Virginia Satir, Jules __________, Jay Haley, and others.

  • Mental Research Institute
  • 1960s
  • Jackson
  • Riskin

2

Assumption 1: People are always ___________, even when they're doing nothing.

Communicating.

3

Assumption 2: All communication has a _________ function and a _________ function. The _________ function is the content (informational) aspect; the ________ function is often conveyed nonverbally and makes a statement about the relationship between the communicators. Problems arise when these two functions are __________.

  • Report
  • Command
  • Report
  • Command
  • Contradictory

4

Assumption 3: ______________ communications reflect equality between communicators but may escalate to one-upsmanship; ______________ communications reflect inequality and maximize differences between communicators (i.e., there are dominant and submissive roles).

  • Symmetrical
  • Complementary

5

Symptoms are regarded as both a ________ and ________ of __________ communication patterns.

  • Cause
  • Effect
  • Dysfunctional

6

The primary goal of Communication/Interaction Family Therapy is to alter the ______________ that are maintaining the present system. This is accomplished by using _________ and ____________ interventions.

  • Interactional patterns
  • Direct
  • Paradoxical

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