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family therapy

noun
1.
the psychotherapeutic treatment of more than one member of a family simultaneously at the same session, based on the assumption that problems can best be understood and corrected by observing the interaction of family members and identifying methods for improving their interrelationships.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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family therapy

noun
1.
a form of psychotherapy in which the members of a family participate, with the aim of improving communications between them and the ways in which they relate to each other
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family therapy n.
A form of psychotherapy in which the interrelationships of family members are examined in group sessions in order to identify and alleviate problems of one or more family members.

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