Clinical Application

  • R. Taylor Segraves
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)


This chapter concerns the clinical application of the author’s model. The chapter will begin with a conceptional overview concerning the psychotherapy of marital discord. This section will be followed by brief discussions of technical considerations, the goal and length of marital therapy, and the indications for marital therapy. Then the typical stages of marital therapy will be discussed. The chapter will end with a brief discussion of the differing needs of practicing clinicians and clinical researchers.


Interactional System Individual Therapy Couple Therapy Individual Psychotherapy Marital Discord 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Taylor Segraves
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  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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