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Emotional Fusion
When family members distance themselves from one another in order to reduce the intensity of their relationships. Members become isolated during the process
Psychological Defenses
Processes by which people protect themselves from intolerable anxiety by keeping unaccpetable impulses out of their awareness
Projection
A defense mechanism in which one person attributes to someone else his or her unacceptable feelings
Emotional Cutoff
An instinctual process between generations that invovles the way people separate themselves from the past in order to start thier lives in the present generation
Sibling Position
This is a possible predictor of a child's personality development wtihin a nuclear family. It refers to the order in wihc a child is born in relation to other siblings.
Societal emotional process
The manner in which social systems can be conceptualized as analagous to those of the family regarding that govern interpersonal behavior within and among them
Genogram
An assessment tool that is a visual representation of the family's composition, structure, member characteristics,and relationships. It usually covers a span of three generations and is formatted to fit one sheet of paper; as a general guide one can look at the material in terms of three categories of information: 1. Significant facts or events 2. Patterns and systems in the family 3.Idisoyncratic view of the patient
Detriangulation
Any strategy by which the therapist disrupts a triangle and opens up family members to new, more functional alliances or triangles
Homeostasis
the tendency of a biolgoical system to maintain a relatively stable internal environment through interaction of numerous processes; the propensity within a family to keep a certain established equilibrium