Systemic Research Controversies and Challenges

Danielle A. Black*, Jay Lebow

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781405169943
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010


  • Chasm between research and practice in family psychology
  • Clinician worldview-source in development of innovative and effective psychotherapies
  • Development of family therapy as reaction to individualized theories
  • Epistemology debates on couple and family psychology
  • Evidence-based practice (EBP)
  • Family psychologists trained in cognitive-behavioral tradition
  • Logical positivist versus postmodern epistemology
  • Myth of lack of shared values and goals
  • Systemic research controversies and challenges
  • Understanding family dynamics and family patterns

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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