Ch 10: Systems Theories in Psychology

About This Chapter

In this overview of systems theories in psychology, you can review Murray Bowen's family systems theory and changing family trends, among other topics. The brief lessons in this chapter can be a valuable resource to use when preparing for a test or working on class assignments.

Systems Theories in Psychology - Chapter Summary

With these lessons on systems theories in psychology, you can review family relationships, including how people are influenced by their family. You can also gain a deeper understanding of how systems theory applies to therapy. By the end of the chapter, you should feel confident and prepared to:

  • Discuss the history of systems theory in psychology
  • Show how systems theory provides a response mechanistic scientific approaches
  • Provide an overview of the family system theory
  • Detail changes in family trends
  • Recall key concepts in Murray Bowen's family systems theory

These engaging lessons can help you better understand systems theories in psychology. You can choose to focus on the topics you need to review most or study all the lessons in order. You can also use the Help feature to send questions to instructors if you get stuck on a subject. A brief self-assessment quiz is available for each lesson.

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