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Author Burbatti, Guido L., 1945-

Title The Milan approach to family therapy / Guido L. Burbatti, Laura Formenti ; translated by Elena Cosmo.

Publication Info. Northvale, N.J. : Aronson, [1988]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.8915 B954M    Check Shelf
Description viii, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The systemic model in family therapy -- Family therapy -- A model based on complexity -- The Milan school -- The systemic approach to family therapy -- 2. Hypothesization -- Definition of the concept of hypothesis -- Characteristics of the cybernetic hypothesis -- Hypothesization in family therapy -- Clinical case: a systemic team draws a map -- 3. The conduct of the session -- Plausibility -- Novelty -- The conduct of the first sessions: an attempt at generalization -- Functions and characteristics of a family therapy session -- Conduct choices -- Clinical case: the family returns -- 4. Therapeutic intervention -- The magic of paradox -- The intervention-hypothesis relations -- Clinical case: therapeutic moves -- 5. Evaluation in family therapy -- "The case is closed": Verification of the therapeutic hypothesis -- Is family therapy successful? A clinical evaluation -- Is family therapy the optimal treatment? Evaluation of family therapy in an institutional context -- Clinical case: epilogue.
Note Translation of: La famiglia e il suo modello.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index.
Subject Systemic therapy (Family therapy)
Family psychotherapy -- Italy -- Milan.
Family Therapy -- methods.
Models, Psychological.
Indexed Term Medicine Family therapy
Added Author Formenti, Laura.
Added Title Famiglia e il suo modello. English
ISBN 0876689721
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