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Family Functioning

  • By: John DeFrain, Sylvia M. Asay & David H. Olson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

When discussing the institution of the family, in general terms, or individual families in specific terms, the discussion often hinges on issues surrounding the structure of the family and how the family functions. Family structure refers to the type of ...

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