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family therapy

fam·i·ly ther·a·py
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee ther-uh-pee]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li ˈθɛr ə pi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee ther-uh-pee]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li ˈθɛr ə pi/

Definitions of family therapy words

  • noun family therapy the psychotherapeutic treatment of more than one member of a family simultaneously at the same session, based on the assumption that problems can best be understood and corrected by observing the interaction of family members and identifying methods for improving their interrelationships. 1
  • noun family therapy a form of psychotherapy in which the members of a family participate, with the aim of improving communications between them and the ways in which they relate to each other 0

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Origin of family therapy

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1975-80

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Parts of speech for Family therapy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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family therapy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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