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Each person is viewed in interactive relations with the other family members, all of whom function to maintain the family system coherently but each of whom also strives for his or her own unique goals. A key concept here is that, despite the fact that to an outside observer some behavior appears crazy or self-defeating, this is assumed to be the family’s best solution to their problems. Classical family therapy examines interpersonal relationships— rather than biological, intrapsychic, or societal processes—in attempting to understand human distress.

The family with school-age children is opened up to extrafamilial sources such as the school, families of children’s friends, and new peers. As children interact with others outside the family, parents are freed to pursue their own interests. This is a time when chil- 22 dren and parents can become good companions and is often a warm and easy time for the family. Even grandparents contribute to the opening up of the family system by introducing their grandchildren to experiences in different contexts.

An Integrative Interpersonal Model Throughout this edition, we base our update of this model on the work of J. M. Lewis (1998) in interpersonal relationships and individual outcome. Our model is based on the notion that there is an ongoing interplay between psychopathology (related to both bio- 8 logical as well as developmental factors) and individual relationships with significant others. As Lewis (1998) has noted, At its center this perspective holds that relational structures—the more or less enduring patterns of interaction—either facilitate or impede the continued maturation of the participants.

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