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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology


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List of Contributors x Preface xiv Part I. Foundations of Family Psychology 1 Introduction 3 1. The Systemic Epistemology of the Specialty of Family Psychology 5 Mark Stanton 2. The Revolution and Evolution of Family Therapy and Family Psychology 21 Herbert Goldenberg and Irene Goldenberg 3. The Fascinating Story of Family Theories 37 Margaret Crosbie-Burnett and David M. Klein 4. Changing Landscape of American Family Life 53 Kay Pasley and Spencer B. Olmstead 5. Family Diversity 68 George K. Hong 6. Qualitative Research and Family Psychology 85 Jane F. Gilgun 7. Systemic Research Controversies and Challenges 100 Danielle A. Black and Jay Lebow 8. Training in Family Psychology: A Competencies-Based Approach 112 Nadine J. Kaslow, Marianne P. Celano, and Mark Stanton 9. Education in Family Psychology 129 Mark Stanton, Michele Harway, and Arlene Vetere Part II. Clinical Family Psychology 147 Introduction 149 10. Couple and Family Assessment 151 James H. Bray 11. Couple and Family Processes in DSM-V: Moving Beyond Relational Disorders 165 Erika Lawrence, Steven R. H. Beach, and Brian D. Doss 12. Ethical and Legal Considerations in Family Psychology: The Special Issue of Competence 183 Terence Patterson 13. Clinical Practice in Family Psychology 198 John Thoburn, Gwynith Hoffman-Robinson, Lauren J. Shelly, and Ashly J. Hagen 14. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy 212 Stephen Cheung 15. Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies 226 Kristina Coop Gordon, Lee J. Dixon, Jennifer M. Willett, and Farrah M. Hughes 16. Psychodynamic Family Psychotherapy: Toward Unified Relational Systematics 240 Jeffrey J. Magnavita 17. Personality-Guided Couples Psychotherapy 258 Mark Stanton and A. Rodney Nurse 18. Intensive Family-of-Origin Consultation: An Intergenerational Approach 272 Timothy Weber and Cheryl Cebula 19. Psychotherapy Based on Bowen Family Systems Theory 286 David S. Hargrove 20. Collaborative Practice: Relationships and Conversations that Make a Difference 300 Harlene Anderson 21. Science, Practice, and Evidence-Based Treatments in the Clinical Practice of Family Psychology 314 Thomas L. Sexton and Kristina Coop Gordon 22. Functional Family Therapy: Traditional Theory to Evidence-Based Practice 327 Thomas L. Sexton 23. Multidimensional Family Therapy: A Science-Based Treatment System for Adolescent Drug Abuse 341 Howard A. Liddle 24. Structural Ecosystems Therapy (SET) for Women with HIV/AIDS 355 Victoria B. Mitrani, Carleen Robinson, and Jose Szapocznik 25. Multisystemic Therapy (MST) 370 Scott W. Henggeler, Ashli J. Sheidow, and Terry Lee 26. Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse 388 William Fals-Stewart, Timothy J. O?Farrell, Gary R. Birchler, and Wendy (K. K.) Lam 27. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Loving Relationships 402 Sue Johnson and Brent Bradley 28. Brief Strategic Family TherapyTM for Adolescents with Behavior Problems 416 Michael S. Robbins, Jose Szapocznik, and Viviana E. Horigian 29. Empirically Informed Systemic Psychotherapy: Tracking Client Change and Therapist Behavior During Therapy 431 William M. Pinsof and Anthony L. Chambers Psychology 447 Introduction 449 30. Relationship Education Programs: Current Trends and Future Directions 450 Erica P. Ragan, Lindsey A. Einhorn, Galena K. Rhoades, Howard J. Markman, and Scott M. Stanley 31. Children of Divorce: New Trends and Ongoing Dilemmas 463 Marsha Kline Pruett and Ryan Barker 32. Collaborative Divorce: A Family-Centered Process 475 A. Rodney Nurse and Peggy Thompson 33. Treating Stepfamilies: A Subsystems-Based Approach 487 Scott Browning and James H. Bray 34. A Family-Centered Intervention Strategy for Public Middle Schools 499 Thomas J. Dishion and Elizabeth Stormshak 35. Families and Schools 515 Cindy Carlson, Catherine L. Funk, and KimHoang T. Nguyen 36. Family Psychology in the Context of Pediatric Medical Conditions 527 Melissa A. Alderfer and Mary T. Rourke 37. Families and Health: An Attachment Perspective 539 Tziporah Rosenberg and William Watson 38. Anorexia Nervosa and the Family 551 Ivan Eisler 39. Combining Work and Family: From Conflict to Compatible 564 Diane F. Halpern and Sherylle J. Tan 40. Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Family Psychology: A Systemic, Life-Cycle Perspective 576 Abbie E. Goldberg 41. The Psychology of Men and Masculinity 588 Ronald F. Levant and Christine M. Williams 42. Religion and Spirituality in Couple and Family Relations 600 Froma Walsh 43. Moral Identity in the Family 613 Kevin S. Reimer 44. Family Stories and Rituals 625 Barbara H. Fiese and Marcia A. Winter 45. Systemic Treatments for Substance Use Disorders 637 Mark Stanton 46. Couples Therapy for Depression 650 Mark A. Whisman, Valerie E. Whiffen, and Natalie Whiteford 47. Families and Public Policy 661 Margaret Heldring 48. Family Psychology of Immigrant Mexican and Mexican American Families 668 Joseph M. Cervantes and Olga L. Mejia 49. International Family Psychology 684 Florence W. Kaslow 50. Family Forensic Psychology 702 Robert Welsh, Lyn Greenberg, and Marjorie Graham-Howard 51. Families and HIV/AIDS 717 Willo Pequegnat and the NIMH Consortium on Families and HIV/AIDS 52. Families, Violence, and Abuse 729 Daniela J. Owen, Lauren Knickerbocker, Richard E. Heyman, and Amy M. Smith Slep 53. Serious Mental Illness: Family Experiences, Needs, and Interventions 742 Diane T. Marsh and Harriet P. Lefley 54. Conclusion: The Future of Family Psychology 755 James H. Bray and Mark Stanton Subject Index 761 Author Index 766

About the Author

James H. Bray is Associate Professor in the Department ofFamily and Community Medicine, Director of the Family CounselingClinic at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He haspublished and presented numerous works in the areas of divorce,remarriage, adolescent substance use, intergenerational familyrelationships, and collaboration between physicians andpsychologists. He was the principal investigator of the federallyfunded longitudinal study, Developmental Issues in Step FamiliesResearch Project. He is currently working on a federally fundedproject on alcohol and other drug abuse in families withadolescents, the Baylor Adolescent Alcohol Project. He is the 2009President of the American Psychological Association. Mark Stanton is Professor of Psychology and Dean ofthe School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences atAzusa Pacific University, California. He is certified in FamilyPsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychologyand a licensed psychologist in the state of California. He wasPresident of the Society of Family Psychology of the AmericanPsychological Association in 2005, Editor of The FamilyPsychologist from 2002 to 2007, and awarded the FamilyPsychologist of the Year in 2007 by the Society of FamilyPsychology.


?The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology is unparalleled in representing an up-to-date compendium of information on families and the practice of family psychology. It will serve as a valuable textbook for undergraduate and graduate programs and an important resource for family psychologists more generally in their clinical, research, and training responsibilities.? PsyCritiques ?Each chapter is a gem that is practical and based in research. This collection provides the finest overview of family psychology available today.? Jon Carlson, Governors State University ?James Bray and Mark Stanton provide an essential roadmap for conceptualizing and intervening with families and for training the next generation of family psychologists.? Nadine Kaslow, Emory University

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