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The Family System Test FAST : theory and application

Author: Thomas M Gehring; Marianne Debry; Peter Kenelm Smith
Publisher: Hove : East Sussex ; Philadelphia : PA : Brunner-Routledge, 2001.
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The Family System Test (FAST), developed by Thomas M. Gehring, is an important new tool for investigating family relations. It represents emotional bonds (cohesions) and hierarchical structures in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Gehring; Marianne Debry; Peter Kenelm Smith
ISBN: 041521789X 9780415217897
OCLC Number: 469568035
Notes: Bibliogr. en fin de chapitres. Index.
Description: XXII-293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Notes on Contributors. Bagarozzi, Foreward. Gehring, Debry, Smith, Preface. Part 1: Understanding Family Structures: Theory, Assessment and Methodology. Gehring, Marti, Concepts and Psychometric Properties of the FAST. Debry, The FAST at the Crossroads of Systemic Theories. L'Abate, Snyder, Comprehensive Family Evaluation. Lebow, Relational Diagnosis: An Overview of Methods. Part II: Interpersonal Patterns in Nonclinical Family Systems. Morley-Williams, Cowie, Investigation of Family Schemata of Pre-school Children: Methodological and Conceptual Considerations. Meyer, Family Constructs of First Graders: Different Measurement Approaches Yield Distinct Outcomes. Berdondini, Genta, Perception of Internal and External Family Boundaries by Well-adjusted Children, Bullies and Victims. Smith, Myron-Wilson, Sutton, Comparing Parents' and Children's Perceptions of the Family: Can the FAST be used as a Measure of Social Cognition and Theory of Mind Ability? Hunter, von Ballmoos, Single-parent Families: How Does the Loss of the the Father Influence the Father Image of Mothers and Daughters? Part II: The Fast in Asian Cultures. Ikeda, Hatta, Perceptions of Family Structure. Shu, Smith, Characteristics of Three-generation Chinese Families. Part IV: Clinical Issue: Diagnosis, Interventions and Evaluation. Rigazio-DiGilio, The FAST: A Therapeutic Tool for Interactive Assessment and Treatment in Family Psychotherapy. Gehring, Page, Marti, Conceptualization of Parental Interventions in Child Psychiatry. Steinebach, Supervision: Reflecting Clinical Practice and Team Development. Debry, Gehring, Conclusions and Recommendations. Index(Name and Subject).
Responsibility: [edited by] Thomas M. Gehring, Marianne Debry, and Peter K. Smith.
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