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Leaving Home, 2nd Edition by Jay Haley

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Introduction

This book presents a way of doing therapy with families at the stage when children are leaving home. It does not present a therapeutic approach with a scientific outcome study to support it, although a discussion of outcome is presented later in this introduction. It is about a time in the life of a family, but it does not offer research data about this stage of family life. Nor is this a self-help book for families who face a crisis of the kind discussed here. It is a work which defines a problem area, describes the social forces involved, and offers a therapy approach which causes positive change and has a low risk of doing harm. It is a book designed to improve the strategy and skill of therapists.

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