Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 129–139 | Cite as

Meaning, “nerves” and the urban-Appalachian family

  • Jim Lantz


In this article, the Franklian treatment methods of Network Intervention, Existential Reflection, and Social Skills Training are described as they can be used in family treatment with urban-Appalachian families suffering with a disruption in meaning awareness and the reactive problem of “nerves.” The author also provides information about treatment results with 28 urban-Appalachian families suffering with “nerves,” seen in Franklian treatment from 1982 through 1988.


Treatment Result Social Skill Treatment Method Skill Training Family Treatment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jim Lantz
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ohio State University College of Social WorkColumbus

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