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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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And finally, since this study was descriptive in nature, we provide no evidence of causal relationships between family of origin and teacher candidate performance in the classroom.
The design examined how the independent variables BJW, political ideology, SES of family of origin, and percentage of racial minority clients were related to the dependent variable, SJA attitudes.
Women's occupational career patterns over 27 years: Relations to family of origin, life careers, and wellness.
He would have preferred two, as in his family of origin, but he says his wife came from a family with three children and she wanted to have three, so he acquiesced.
In general, participants high in RDP tended to describe their family of origin as highly rigid and being highly structured with respect to role and rule expectations.
Given that interpersonal processes displayed in adult relationships can be traced back to the family of origin, is it the case that these interpersonal processes serve to mediate the cross-generation linkage in marital outcomes?
The independent variables in this study included (a) physical affection in the family of origin (family affection), (b) partner communication and personal initiation of intimate contact (partner initiation and communication), and (c) masturbatory practices (self-stimulation).
When psychological marital or family problems arise, the family of origin is the first to know; it observes, intervenes and proposes solutions.
Encountering family violence may also revive recollections of exposure to violence in the worker's family of origin (Iliffe & Steed, 2000).
This analysis scrutinizes the impact of interracial marriage on the family of origin as well as the newly created family.
From a psychological perspective, we know that adults who, as children, were placed in a caretaker role in their family of origin are more prone to depression because they were usually only rewarded for taking care of others.
Lewis also discusses her feelings about reconnecting with her family of origin and the associated difficulties.

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