family dynamics

family dynamics

the forces at work within the family that produce particular behaviors or symptoms.

fam·i·ly dy·nam·ics

(fami-lē dī-namiks)
Intrafamily conditions that must be considered in diagnosis of disorders.
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The author's depiction of family dynamics rings true and is genuinely funny.
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