Bowen Family Systems Theory: A Case Study Introduction This paper refers to the case of a young American Hispanic woman reporting feelings of sadness and ideas of being ugly. She wishes to feel better about herself and recognizes that her life is not as she wishes it was. Her attitude towards her appearance is quite common in women who are depressed, perhaps the survivors of abuse, and points to the role of emotions in depression that shapes thinking that another person can often spot as typical dysfunctional cognitions of depression (Simpson et al, 2010, pp. 400-401). The woman’s biography presents several factors of interest to a family therapist in how the woman has reached the straits causing her to seek help. The theoretical...The end:
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