An overview of the family field from its birth in the early 1950s to the present day is presented. Family research with schizophrenia played a critical role in the development of family theory and therapy. Over time various models were designed to extend the research findings about schizophrenia to all types of family problems. This tape traces the expansion of the concept of differentiation of self and clarifies how change in a family unit begins by lowering the anxiety in the family field.
1980. 55 min.