Mgg201W Family Cycle

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Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Explanation of key terms 3.1 systemic assessment 3.2 unique family properties 3.3 symptoms 3.4 sequence of interaction 3.5 homeostasis 3. Family properties 4.6 Outer boundaries 4.7 Internal boundaries 4.8 Family power 4.9 Family decision making 4.10 Family affect 4.11 Family goals 4.12 Family myths and cognitive patterns 4.13 Family roles 4.14 Communication styles 4.15 Family strengths 4. Conclusion 5. Bibliography Introduction Dictionary definition of family: fam·i·ly (fm-l, fml) n. pl. fam·i·lies 1. a. A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children. b. Two or more people who share goals and values, have long-term commitments to one another, and reside usually in the same dwelling place. 2. All the members of a household under one roof. 3. A group of persons sharing common ancestry. 4. Lineage, especially distinguished lineage. A family is any group of people: a set of relatives or descendants of a common ancestor. Family member are not necessarily blood related. Most families normally live their lives close to one another and have tight nit relationships. There are no rules, as to how big or small a family should be. Families can be seen as ‘n community, with their own family rules, values and their own goals and standards. Each family will have various family members, each having their own role within the family The collective body of persons who live in one house, and under one head or manager; a household, including parents, children, and servants, and, as the case may be, lodgers or boarders. The group comprising a husband and wife and their dependent children, constituting a fundamental unit in the organization of
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