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Ties That Stress

The New Family Imbalance

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674891500

Publication Date: 07/21/1998


272 pages

6 x 9 inches


Related Subjects

  • 1. Family Imbalance: From Nuclear to Permeable
  • 2. Family Ties: From Modern to Postmodern
  • 3. Family Feelings: From Child-Centered to Parent-Centered
  • 4. Family Values: From Togetherness to Autonomy
  • 5. Parents: From Intuition to Technique
  • 6. Children: From Innocence to Competence
  • 7. Adolescents: From Immaturity to Sophistication
  • 8. Diagnosing Disorder: From Sex to Stress
  • 9. Stress among Youth: The New Morbidity
  • 10. A New Balance: The Vital Family
  • Notes
  • Index

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