Dysfunctional Family Dynamics


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Which of the following defines a dysfunctional family?

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1. What is a common characteristic in families that are dysfunctional?

2. Which one of the following is recommended for someone who grew up in a dysfunctional family to encourage positive change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about the behavior of dysfunctional families with these study assessments. Topics include an explanation of a dysfunctional family and a typical characteristic of one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following key points will be covered:

  • One way of encouraging positive change for a dysfunctional family
  • The importance of effective communication
  • A characteristic of a family that is functional

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the behavior dysfunctional families
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a characteristic of a dysfunctional family and the importance of communication in a family
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one way to develop positive change for somebody who's living in a dysfunctional family

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson named Dysfunctional Family Dynamics for more on the following key points:

  • Example of a dysfunctional family
  • How somebody who grows up in this type of environment views his or her family
  • Details about what makes for a functional family