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RELATIONAL PROBLEM [1 record]

Record 1 2018-05-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Social Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Sociology of Human Relations
DEF

[A pattern] of interaction between members of a relational unit that [is] associated with symptoms or significantly impaired functioning in one or more individual members or with significantly impaired functioning of the relational unit itself.

CONT

There are five categories of relational problems: (1) relational problem related to a mental disorder or a general medical condition, (2) parent-child relational problem, (3) partner relational problem, (4) sibling relational problem, and (5) relational problem not otherwise specified.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psychologie sociale
  • Psychologie clinique
  • Sociologie des relations humaines
CONT

Un problème relationnel peut attirer l'attention clinique soit parce qu'il amène l'individu à rechercher des soins, soit parce qu'il constitue un problème susceptible d'affecter l'évolution, le pronostic ou le traitement du trouble mental ou d'une autre affection médicale du sujet.

Spanish

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