How Good is Family Therapy? A Reassessment
Published: October 1995© 1995
232 Pages, 6.14 x 9.21 in
The book is divided into three parts. The first offers an overview of the current state of the family therapy field. The second assesses outcome studies of family therapy on the basis of light-stage issues. It examines the literature on family treatment with children, adolescents, and adults. The third part reviews the outcome of a host of problems treated by this method: psychosomatic and medical conditions, alcoholism, anorexia nervoa, drug addiction, and placement prevention in child welfare. The authors conclude by reviewing the state of the art in the field and defining future directions for research.