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Flashcards in Family Systems Theory Deck (25):
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Molecule > Organelle > Cell > Tissue > __________ > __________ > Person > Two Persons > _____________ > __________ > Subculture > Culture > ______________ > __________

Organ system > nervous system > Family > Community > Nation > Biosphere

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What is the ultimate role of a doctor?

Change behavior

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An entity composed of discrete parts connected in such a way that a change in one part results in changes in all other parts

System

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Criteria for membership

Emotional Significance
Enduring Ties

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Two kinds of thinking

Linear thinking
Circular thinking

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Individual affects several members in the system and the effect propagates

Circular thinking

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Balance or stability that a system tries to attain

Equilibrium

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Resisting change

Homeostatis

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Elements of a Family System (4)

Roles
Coalition
Resonance
Rules

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Detouring of conflict; deviating attention from real problem

Triangulation

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Member manifesting a symptom as a result of problems in a triangular relationship

Symptom Carrier

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Prevents family from breaking up

Family Hero

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The one at fault

Identified patient

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Alliances in families that are formed for the purposes of decision-making

Coalitions { }

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Emotionality in the family

Resonance

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Family is distant from each other; little emotional connection

Disengagement

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Family is connected and emphatic with each other; tribal behavior

Enmeshment

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Agreed upon ways of living and behaving

Rules

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Govern rules between members

Boundaries

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Rules explicitly enforced

Overt

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Rules that are implicit and unsaid but expected

Covert

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3 kinds of boundaries

Clear
Diffused
Rigid

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Who was the proponent of the Traditional Filipino Kinship System?

Landa Jocano

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Behavioral patterns repeated over time (behavioral skeleton)

Family Structures

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General characteristics of Filipino families (4)

Utang na loob
Primary duty is to the closest kin
Modest in speech, thought and action
Dignity and honor