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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1982 December; 32(245): 737-740, 742.
PMCID: PMC1972825

Family therapy by family doctors


The experiences of a group of general practitioners learning and attempting family therapy are described. Three principles for working with whole families — facilitation, formulation and focussing — are illustrated by case histories. Family therapy in general practice can be effective for patients and worthwhile for family doctors.

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  • Tomson PR. Why not be a family doctor? J R Coll Gen Pract. 1981 Aug;31(229):501–501. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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