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The Effect of Family Sculpting on Perceptual Agreement Among Family Members.
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of family sculpting on perceptual agreement among family members. Thirty families, each consisting of a father, a mother, and a child twelve years old or older, from areas of northern Utah and eastern Idaho participated in the study. The following instruments were administered to all individuals a biographical questionnaire containing items regarding age, sex, occupation, education, number of years married for parents, and birth order position for children the Interpersonal Check List in which each family was to describe himherself and the other members of the family the Family Life Questionnaire which measures satisfaction in the family and, finally, the experimental group was also administered the Subjective Check List which is a self report measure of the subjects experience with the experimental treatment. Three hypotheses were made regarding the effect that family sculpting would have on perceptual agreement among family members in the experimental groups. Author
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