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Family Systems Perspective and Diabetes Type I: Reflective Analysis

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The purpose of this paper is to reflectively explore diabetes from a family systems perspective. Specific discussion will involve current understanding of Type I Diabetes and Family Systems, understanding suffering of illness experience, and will provide comparison and contrast of effective behavioral interventions for families under the care of a marriage and family therapist. While moving expectations toward systemic understanding of Type I Diabetes will be explored, and a brief account of the researchers’ personal and present familial history within the discipline of marriage and family therapy will also be discussed.

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Perry, C. (2015) Family Systems Perspective and Diabetes Type I: Reflective Analysis. Advances in Applied Sociology, 5, 269-272. doi: 10.4236/aasoci.2015.511025.


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