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60 Free Essays on Structural Family Therapy

  1. New Research Indicates That Drug Therapy Is More

    For decades, psychologists have devised many treatment regimes for schizophrenia patients, with varying degrees of success and effectiveness. There have been great obstacles in their efforts, mainly due to the fact that patients of schizophrenia lack insight into their impaired conditions. Often

  2. Therapy for Depressed Children

    Running head: PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT FOR DEPRESSED STUDENTS Psychological Treatment for Depressed Students Amy A. Zieman Monmouth University Psychological Treatment for Depressed Students Depression in school-age children may be one of the most overlooked and undertreated psychologica

  3. What Is the Future of the Family in Canada?

    What is the Future of the Family in Canada? The Canadian family is at a point where it is being challenged. Serious changes have occurred in the family in recent decades, however, it has not harmed the family beyond repair. The children of the future are not doomed. In fact data shows that fami

  4. Gene Therapy 3

    In the world today, medicine brings together science, faith, and values most clearly in its complexity and necessity. An example would include homosexuality. Science has developed over the years and is now starting to manipulate the human mind, body and spirit. Scientists that are now working wit

  5. Electroconvulsive Therapy

    After researching electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), I have decided that if a close family member or even myself were severely depressed I would not support the use of ECT. Electroconvulsive therapy consists of an electrical shock, which is used to produce a seizure. Many people experience seizures

  6. Family Settings

    It is difficult and challenging to be a parent today. It is even more difficult to be a single parent and raise one or more children without the help of a spouse. However difficult the task, it can be done. Children reared in single parent households are often the victim of negative stereotypes.

  7. The Effects of Music Therapy on Mentally Handicapped People

    The Effects of Music Therapy on Mentally Handicapped People Music therapy is a controversial but effective form of rehabilitation on mentally handicapped people. A great amount of research has been completed on this subject. It has been proven that our brains respond to music as if it were med

  8. The Views and Concepts of Adlerian Therapy

    The field of psychology today is extremely oriented towards empirical data, which means concepts must be proven scientifically. Adlerian therapy tends to be criticized for its lack of scientific data, which is difficult to prove because it’s not based on cause and effect. Instead, it takes the vie

  9. Family Violence Social Theory

    Unit 6 Project- Family Violence Theory Sarah Chill Exchange/Social Control Theory on Family Violence The Exchange Theory of Family Violence is one that has been found to have a lot of merit in studying family structure and the reasons for family violence. This theory states that people ent

  10. Subversion of the Family Unit

    It was widely agreed upon by my tutorial class that the nuclear family has changed in the last 50 years. The concept of a family has morphed from a ‘man and woman married for life’ to de facto couples, homosexual partnerships and marriages [with adopting children as an option], as well as polyga

  11. Should Electroconvulsive Therapy Ever Be Used to Treat

    SHOULD ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY EVER BE USED TO TREAT MENTAL DISORDERS? A. Thesis Statement Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for severe mental illness in which the brain is stimulated with a strong electrical current which induces a seizure. The seizure rearranges the brain's n

  12. Therapy

    Therapy Today many people seek professional therapy or counseling for a limited amount of time in order to deal with different life crises. Others seek professional help for the majority of their lives in order to deal with a psychological disorder. After reading this chapter on Therapy, I learned

  13. History of Pete Dalberg Family

    History of Pete Dalberg Family By Jesse G. More This is Jesse G. More presenting a history of the Dalberg family starting with my Grandparents Pete and Ingaborg Dalberg. Both of my grandparents were born in Apple Bowl Sweden in the province of Dollernaw. Dollernaw is the province that is cl

  14. Family Values

    Family Values There are so many various types of people with different ethnic backgrounds, culture and manner of living that are the cause of distinct values in a family. These families have poor, mediocre or virtuous family values, however what one may consider as a mediocre family value ma

  15. Children and Family

    I don’t know that the modern-day family would be recognized the same way without the presence of children. The hegemonic definition of family is a biologically male father, a biologically female mother, 2.5 children, and a dog. In the modern-day family, children under the age of fourteen contribu

  16. Histrionic Personality Disorder

    Histrionic Personality Disorder, according to the textbook Psychology, Seventh Edition, by David Myers, 2004, is a person who is very dramatic, impulsive, and displays shallow emotions to get attention from others and goes to great lengths to gain other’s admiration and assurance. Individuals wit

  17. ‘Should the Decision to Keep a Person on Life Support Be Made by Family Members Only?'

    ‘Should the decision to keep a person on life support be made by family members only?' This question has major impact on many people's lives, their deaths, and their quality of life. Many other questions can be asked in conjunction with this question. How would you like to be kept on life suppor

  18. Adhd in Children and Art Therapy

    ADHD in children ("Hyperactive" Children… – or Hyperactive Culture?) DSM III-R Criteria for Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 314.01 Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) The essential features of this disorder are developmentally inappropriate degrees of inattention,

  19. Family Practice: Summary

    Family Practice: Summary 10-16-96 By Rick R. Lopez The American family today, has the same problems that the American family of yesterday had. Daniel A. Sugarman, a psychologist in "Family Practice" introduces us to several case studies that seem to be the main nucleus of family problems today.

  20. Narrative Therapy

    Abstract This paper will look at the logic of narrative therapy by focusing on 5 major points. This paper will begin by discussing how the narrative approach defines and perceives problems. It will address how narrative therapy views the nature of the relationship between the client and the profe

  21. My Family Tree

    Today I would like to introduce myself and my family. First off, my name is Alex Marco Sanchez. I was born on September 9, 1993 in Loma Linda, California. I was born in Loma Linda University Medical Center and I am the only one in my family to be so. One of the things that I am most grateful for

  22. The Advantages of Your Position in a Family

    When I was a little girl, I thought that being the youngest child and only girl in my family is very bored and terrible because of gotting all the blame. However, when I grew up, I recognised that my parents only wanted to encourage me had responsibility and self - control. It is the youngest and

  23. Art Therapy 8

    Art Therapy Every year in the psychological world, there is a professional who invents some new way to cure those with psychological troubles. Some of these ‘cures' are just outrages, while others prove to be an educated hit. In this paper, I am going to inform you about art therapy, a therapy

  24. Research Paper: Schizophrenia

    Research Paper: Schizophrenia History of Schizophrenia The word schizophrenia is less then a 100 years old, but the disease itself is recognized as being thousands of years old. Documents revealed from ancient Egypt contained knowledge of symptoms relating to schizophrenia. Greek and Roman do

  25. Dance Therapy: Bellydance Your Way to Peace!

    Dance Therapy and Belly Dance! Aristotle said "happiness" is grace in dance! Dance therapy , which is also commonly known as Dance Movement Therapy, has to do with the way the therapeutic use of movement and dance, are used to improve emotional, cognitive, social, behavioral and physical c

  26. Family

    In class we discussed the importance of family figures in a child's development. I believe that everyone has a vital moment in their life when they realize how important family is. Some moments have such an impact on people that they can be life defining. One moment that has had an impact of this

  27. Massage Therapy

    Massage Therapy Recently, the practice of massage therapy has grown remarkably in the United States. It has become more widely accepted as a medical practice by doctors as well as the general public. We massage ourselves nearly everyday without even knowing it. The natural reaction to reach o

  28. Cinderella in Therapy

    Cinderella in Therapy In the movie "Cinderella," Cinderella is a maid to an evil stepmother and two very heartless and obnoxious stepsisters. The only reason that Cinderella still puts up with their orders is an example of the Behavioral perspective. The Behavioral Perspective puts emphasis on

  29. Family Conflict

    Outline: I. Introduction II. Social-Conflict Theory III. Family Structure and Statistics IV. The effect on Children V. Financial Effects VI. Minorities VII. Support and Love is the Key VIII. Conclusion Introduction How do family situations affect the outcome of children? Does a two pare

  30. Narrative Therapy

    ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE: HEALTH IMPACTS AND PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS In the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 1997 10,000 people had prevalence to substance abuse disorders. Dependence - has replaced the word addiction Harmful use – has replaced the word Abuse Australia is ranked 15TH in