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brings light to significant, but obscure family patterns and processes
-can be a mechanism for the family to talk rationally about both historical facts and the feelings associated with them
-a diagnostic and treatment tool

Genogram

2

term: what people reveal varies depending on the circumstance

projective hypothesis

3

What are some things that can be gained by the genogram?

the family can focus on the total picture rather than just the symptoms or presenting problem; the therapist can hear in the language of the family; is a tool for the therapist to educate clients about how families work in general and about their families

4

evaluates the level of differentiation of self from the lowest possible level of undifferentiation to the highest theoretical level--what Bowen assessment?

Differentiation of self scale

5

term: consists of the beliefs and convictions held by the person. People at the higher end of the scale have more of a ___ than do those at the lower end; formed their own beliefs and tend to be clear about the difference between what they think and how they feel

basic self