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Author Weinstein, Deborah, 1971-

Title The pathological family : postwar America and the rise of family therapy / Deborah Weinstein.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.89156 W424P    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-251) and index.
Contents Introduction : the power of the family -- Personality factories -- "Systems everywhere" : schizophrenia, cybernetics, and the double bind -- The culture concept at work -- Observational practices and natural habitats -- Visions of family life.
Subject Family Therapy -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Family psychotherapy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Families -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States.
Cold War -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780801451416 cloth alkaline paper
0801451418 cloth alkaline paper
9780801478215 paperback alkaline paper
0801478219 paperback alkaline paper
Standard No. 40022059978
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