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ERIC Number: EJ456864
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1040-2861
Couple Conflict and Rope-a-Dope.
Downing, Jerry; Harrison, Tom
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v15 n1 p37-46 Jan 1993
Draws analogy between Muhammad Ali's boxing technique of "rope-a-dope" and behavioral patterns frequently occurring in couple conflicts. Presents basics of Ali's technique as similar to fighting patterns of many couples. Suggests that this behavior may lead to physical violence. Describes use of analogy in working with couples. Presents strategies and tactics for assisting couples, along with case example. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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