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1

When confronted by a crisis, strong families tend to:

Unite.

2

Strong families tend to exhibit all of the following qualities except:

-Appreciation
-Good communication patterns
-High Incomes
-Commitment

High Incomes.

3

Carl Rogers argues that the emotionally "maladjusted person" is characterized by:

Communication problems.

4

Stinnett and DeFrain found that a strong value system is most often expressed as:

A high degree of religious orientation.

5

Families who share a strong value system tend to experience:

A Spiritual wellness.

6

The decision making process includes all of the following steps EXCEPT:

-Evaluating decisions
-Determining what decision others want you to make
-Identifying choices
-Looking carefully at your resources

Determining what decision others want you to make.

7

The family strength that allow families to rebound from adversity is:

Resilience.

8

Discovering the strengths of enduring intimate relationships may enable us to:

Build a successful marriage and fulfilling family life.

9

Families are compared to "shock absorbers" because they:

Protect their members.

10

Cox attributes sociopathic behavior to:

Inadequate socialization.

11

Cox assigns the major responsibility of creating intimate relationships to:

The individual.

12

The main avenue for socialization of young children is:

The family.

13

Studies of well-being indicate that married men and women are:

Happier and less stressed than the unmarried.

14

What family function appears to cause Americans the most trouble?

Emotional Gratification.

15

The feeling of being emotionally, intellectually, and perhaps physically close to another person is called:

Intimacy.

16

The process that enables us to develop a value system to guide our decisions is called:

Socialization.

17

______________ prevents individualism from turning into egocentrism.

Commitment.

18

The past decade was characterized by a rapid increase in the number of:

Single-parent families.

19

The divorce rate in a given year is approximately:

50%

20

When an important issue arises in their household, Jon and Katie talk about it and make a joint decision. This is an example of:

Egalitarianism.