Week 4 Audio Lecture

Week 4 Audio Lecture - FAD 3432 Unit 4 Dimensions of Stressor Events I Internality vs externality a Whether the source of the crisis was internal

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Unit 4: Dimensions of Stressor Events I. Internality vs. externality a. Whether the source of the crisis was internal or external to the social system affected. b. Related to boundaries c. Internal i. Occurs inside the family ii. Unique to the family iii. Ex. Dad losing job because he has been lazy. d. External i. Occurs outside the family ii. Not unique to the family iii. Ex. Parent losing job because of mass layoffs. II. Pervasiveness vs. boundedness a. The degree to which the crisis affects the entire system or only a limited part of it. b. Difficult because some families are very open and what affects one, affects them all. i. We must differentiate the origin to determine how it affects the entire system. c. Pervasive i. Ex. Tornado, car accident involving all members d. Bounded i. Ex. Expulsion from school, family member falling ill III. Precipitate inset vs. gradual onset a. The degree of suddenness with which the crisis occurred. b.
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course FAD 3432 taught by Professor Cornille during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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Week 4 Audio Lecture - FAD 3432 Unit 4 Dimensions of Stressor Events I Internality vs externality a Whether the source of the crisis was internal

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