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Synonyms for family

Synonyms for family

a group of usually related people living together as a unit


a group of people sharing common ancestry

one's relatives collectively

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

of or relating to the family or household

Synonyms for family

a person having kinship with another or others

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

an association of people who share common beliefs or activities


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Key family processes, which involve belief systems, organizational patterns, communication processes, and developmental issues can be targeted to fit the evolving situation.
Our second block comprises four independent variables, all measures of family processes assessed at the Wave 1 interview.
The gendered division here lies in the distribution of monetary and non-monetary matters and is possibly better explained by family processes than by religiosity, says the author.
Family processes identified as mediators of the effects of family structure on sexual initiation are described below.
38 (a) FAMILY PROCESSES Relationship quality Father's report of 2.
In addition, the direct paths from the mother-father relationship to nonresident fathers' contacts with their children and from the latter to parenting stress are consonant with prior research linking increased income to higher self-efficacy and the latter to family processes that lead to less stress (Jackson & Scheines, 2005).
Synthesizing this literature on family resilience, Walsh (1998, 2003) identified nine key family processes contributing to family resilience within three domains of family functioning: the family's belief systems, organizational patterns, and communication processes.
Some of this association is likely to arise out of the negative effects of intergenerational conflict, shared responsibilities for child rearing and other family processes salient to young mothers' transition to adulthood, and grandmothers' mid-life identity as parents and grandparents.
Because of that, family processes and the psychosocial health of the home play a major part in children's adherence to their asthma medication, said Dr.
Many recent studies using college samples have found few differences between nonclinical ACOAs and non-ACOAs (Berkowitz & Perkins, 1988; Mintz, Kashubeck, & Tracy, 1995; Wright & Heppner, 1991, 1993); however, they have not examined attachment styles or intergenerational family processes.
Just as flexibility in family processes diminishes potential family stress, flexibility in [the] work process can help employees manage the contemporary stresses associated with balancing work and family demands.
First, changes in gender roles and family processes are among the defining features of our society in the second half of the twentieth century.
NWA Quality Analyst for Windows performs all standard statistical charting and analysis functions, as well as specialized methods like median-individuals charting for family processes such as multi-cavity molds and EWMA for continuous processes.
However, little is known about the particular family processes that influence the development of an ethic of caring in children, and still less is known about how parenting and care-giving in one generation can predict parenting and caregiving in the next.
Do they really think the rancher's family processes, packages, and eats thousands of cows a year?
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