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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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The results of our prospective analyses, however, provided little support for the effects of family processes on the risk of coerced sex.
The benefit of using a family resilience approach in school counseling is that these family processes that have been shown to increase academic performance are available to all families regardless of their economic and social resources.
The variables included as key family processes include: relationship quality, ethnic identity, parenting stress, and traditionality.
Again, these findings are consistent with studies cited earlier suggesting that family processes and particular external environments differentially influence boys and girls (Crijinen, Achenback, & Verhulst, 1997; Elder & Caspi, 1988; Furstenberg, Morgan, & Allison, 1987;Jackson, 2003;Jackson et al.
Second, social work practitioners and researchers tend to conceptualize their work in terms of healthy (compared with pathological) family processes, family resilience, and family assets.
Thus, in this section, we will briefly summarize from Forehand and Long (1996; 2002) how child characteristics and parenting interact to create family processes that can place a child on a trajectory from early noncompliance to severe antisocial behavior, and how these characteristics are addressed in parent training interventions.
An understanding of family processes associated with family caregiving can increase the effectiveness of rehabilitation professionals working with adults with mental retardation.
Offers blow molds, stencils, wax models and all Elecko family processes.
The notion behind this therapy is that family processes such as criticism, hostility and failure to resolve differences are somehow encouraging or helping maintain anorexia nervosa," Lock said.
The multiethnic design allowed for the exploration of within and between group differences and similarities in these various family processes.
They emphasize effects on children and families and consider the factors and processes that influence children's adjustment; understanding the context of the child's culture, socioeconomic status, faith, and family history; the role of caregivers; and family processes.
Other topics include internet methods of delivering behavioral interventions, eating disorder prevention programs, dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder, unwarranted assumptions about children's testimonial accuracy, and the interrelationships between drinking and family processes.
Delinquency and antisocial behavior: A review of family processes and intervention research.
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.
Stress--coping models have been elaborated by investigations of the family processes that mediate the relation between economic hardship and children's socioemotional adjustment (see Conger et al.
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