Siblings in Therapy:  Life Span and Clinical Issues

Siblings in Therapy: Life Span and Clinical Issues

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Michael Kahn

Published: 1988
Published by: W. W. Norton & Company
469 pages


This landmark book, first edited work entirely on clinical issues with siblings, covers childhood through old age. In Childhood, topics include large families, incest, physical disability, divorce, step-siblings, divorce. In Late Adolescence and Early Adulthood, topics include siblings all of the same sex, eating disorders, mental disability, symptoms as messages. The chapters in the Middle Years include individual therapy, family business, sibling personality formation, and the unusual perspective of the sibling issues in co-therapy and co-authorship. The Late Years cover siblings caring for their aged parents and the relationship among elderly siblings.