family of origin


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family of origin

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the NUCLEAR, or EXTENDED FAMILY within which a person was raised. As a chief agent of SOCIALIZATION, the family of origin provides the social, cultural and linguistic background with which the person may continue to identify and be influenced by throughout life.
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Repetitive or overlapping themes across interviews emerged (e.g., "exposure to violence in the family of origin," "expectations of intimate relationships").
A genogram can be a valuable addition to education and counseling about alcohol, particularly when a student is a member of an alcoholic family of origin.
These findings provide support for the salience of dyadic relationships in the family of origin, as well as family functioning, in explaining the quality of young adults' close interpersonal relations.
Yet, there is a need to further investigate the way in which values and other psychological mindsets of the family of origin modify the wife's perception of the extent of hardship, similar to the way in which religious tendencies do so.
Number Category of fish Total captured 283 No fingerprint generated 57 Family of origin identified 139 Family of origin narrowed to two possible nests 23 Originated from outside study area 64
For Macon's family of origin, Lincoln's Heaven, the farm where he grew up, is a systemic "governor," a structural mechanism that establishes each member's relational identity within the family.
As Carole Smith-Rosenberg reminds us, the nineteenth-century female life-cycle involved a move from the family of origin to the family of reproduction.(57) Women who engaged in illict sex were barred from both; the sisterhoods, with their ideology of spiritual motherhood and mystical family ties, offered a way back into a family structure through a transitional structure, the 'home' of the penitentiary.
The congresswoman explained that "children who are between 0 and 3 years old and are subject to a measure of protection of internment in a residence, must be restored in their right to live as a family, reuniting them with their family of origin or extended if it possible, or decreeing alternative care by a host family, within a maximum period of 6 months from the date of publication of this law.
Recently, she asked me ("Do this for me") to include her dad in holidays with my family of origin. But this was one of the problems in our marriage!
Often, an understanding of issues related to family of origin experiences is important in terms of informing deeper treatment work.
The first is a consideration of the family of origin. Diet, exercise, and sedentary habits are often conditioned during formative years in the family of origin.
Bowen described emotional cutoffs as "the natural mechanisms people use to counter high anxiety or high emotional fusion that arise from unresolved issues with our family of origin" (Family Evaluation, New York: W.W.

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