ERIC Number: EJ397499
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The "Psychosomatic Family" Reconsidered II: Recalling a Defective Model and Looking Ahead.
Coyne, James C.; Anderson, Barbara J.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, v15 n2 p139-48 Apr 1989
Comments on psychosomatic family concept. Reviews decline of psychosomatic models of illness that assume that arousal is the only or primary means by which psychosocial factors influence illness. Focuses on brittle diabetes, noting the potential for family theorists to develop more adequate models of poor self-care and medical crises as interactional tactics. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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