Key Words: Family Functioning
, Reliability and Validity, Measure, Illness, Rural
The group was recognized for quantifying the economic and social contributions of family businesses to their local, state, and national economies and communities; for developing state extension materials for business owners, their families, and policymakers; and for producing numerous academic publications on family functioning
, management, and business viability.
Some 76 percent of the families report there is no change in family functioning
The primary underlying goals of the County s A/D treatment program include the desire to assist those with alcohol/drug problems to enter and/or maintain an alcohol- and drug-free lifestyle, promote strong, healthy family functioning
, enhance community safety, reduce criminal activity, and to improve health.
While controlling for general cognitive ability and for the general level of family functioning
," the researchers wrote.
Good family functioning
is associated with good outcomes for patients with all kinds of illnesses from medical to psychiatric (Families, Health, and Behavior: A Section of the Commissioned Report by the Committee on Health and Behavior, Institute of Medicine [Families, Systems & Health 2002;20:7-46]).
and other Scottish scholars/practitioners discuss what constitutes normal psychosocial development and family functioning
, and responses to complex contemporary social ills.
ICFH Functional Family Therapy (FFT) program received the award for its evidence-based empirical model designed to accomplish uncovering and developing the unique strengths of the family in a way that enhances the family's self-respect while providing specific ways to improve family functioning
According to different family models, dimensions of family functioning
including cohesion, adaptability, and communication are theoretically linked to adolescent psychological well-being (Beavers et al.
Multivariate regression analyses reveal that pre-adoptive kinship predicts more negative parental assessment of the adoption's impact on the family and less positive family functioning
independent of other parent, family, and child characteristics.
Control for a range of socio-economic and family functioning
factors reduced the magnitude of the associations between ethnic identity and IPV victimisation, perpetration and injury, but the associations remained substantial.
Based on principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy, the sessions incorporate family and individual treatment in order to reduce guilt and blame and normalize family functioning