Family Emotional Systems Theory: On One Hits The Baby

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On One Hits the Baby is an appropriate case to utilize Family Emotional Systems Theory. It is evident that Caroline Fontana is displaying behavioral response to the birth of her little sister. Caroline’s behavioral responses are not healthy to such a major life/ family’s structure change and are not being addressed appropriately. Caroline is exhibiting the following symptoms: 1. Behavioral issues, such as acting out in a negative way at home and at school/ Sleep deprivation/ outbursts of anger Although the onset of symptoms seems to have occurred 3 months ago, it is clear that this disorder is impacting Caroline’s whole life and is causing parental disruption. The first three years of Caroline’s life learns that the world is a warm
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