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Bowen theory's secrets : revealing the hidden life of families

Author: Michael E Kerr
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Edition
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A much-needed update to one of the most significant family therapy theories of the past century.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Murray Bowen; Murray Bowen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Kerr
ISBN: 9780393708127 0393708128
OCLC Number: 1037807983
Notes: "A Norton professional book."
Description: xxvi, 382 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Systems thinking --
Evolution and the emotional system --
The molecule of an emotional system --
Patterns of emotional functioning --
Differentiation of self --
Emotional regression --
Emotional regression and the individuality-togetherness balance --
Emotional objectivity --
Emotional programming --
Chronic anxiety --
The multigenerational family organism --
Sibling position --
Emotional cutoff --
Societal emotional process --
Key ingredients in the process of differentiation --
Personal vignettes of the process of differentiation --
Clinical example of the process of differentiation --
The process of differentiation: theory, method, and technique --
The Unabomber and his family --
Gary Gilmore and his family --
Adam Lanza and his family --
John Nash: a beautiful mind --
Unidisease: a proposed new concept in Bowen Theory --
Toward a systems concept of supernatural phenomena.
Responsibility: Michael E. Kerr.

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How does one move from thinking that locates problems in the individual to a view of the family as an emotional system that governs the development of strengths and symptoms in its members? Dr. Kerr Read more...

 
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