Grandparents
In many cultures, the level of relationship between the family and its progenitors is quite high. This applies even to American families, where early separation from the parent family is…

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Basic concepts of family psychology
The definition of the family: A family is a small social group that is based on marital Union and kinship relationships (husband-wife relationships, parents and children, siblings) that live together…

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Functions of the family
The main functions of the family, according to I. V. Grebennikov (Grebennikov I. V., 1991), are: reproductive (reproduction of life, that is, the birth of children, the continuation of the…

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satisfaction

Diagnosis of conditions in a dysfunctional family

There are 4 main States of a dysfunctional family:

State of global family dissatisfaction.
A state of unbearable physical and mental stress.
State of family anxiety.
State of the family vine
1. State of global family dissatisfaction
It occurs if there is a sharp discrepancy between the person’s conscious or unconscious expectations in relation to the family and the real family life. There are some expectations and there is another. Continue reading

Family structure
This is the number and composition of family members, as well as the totality of relationships between its members. It is closely related to its function. They mutually influence each…

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Adaptation in a young family
The initial period of marriage is characterized by family adaptation and integration. According To I. V. Grebennikov, adaptation is the adaptation of spouses to each other and to the environment…

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Family and marriage
The family is based on marriage relations, in which both the natural and social nature of a person is manifested, both the material (social being) and the spiritual (social consciousness)…

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Mechanisms for family integration
Social and functional mechanisms of family integration E. G. Eidemiller and V. V. Justitsky (1990) call a set of psychological processes that cover family members and their relationships, leading to…

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