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What does FST stand for?

FST stands for Family Systems Theory

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In 19 chapters, mental health and other specialists from the US, Canada, and Australia discuss the nature of family grief, family systems theory, models of family therapy for families with chronic physical disorders and mental illness, and ethics; assessment, therapeutic techniques, cultural issues, and an account of one family; specific contexts (traumatic losses, suicide, unresolved grief of ambiguous loss, perinatal loss, death of a child, children anticipating the death of a parent, and older grieving people); families at risk of complicated bereavement; families with socioeconomic and cultural issues; and future development and dissemination of models of family bereavement care.
Components of two family therapy theories--Bowen Family Systems Theory and Structural Family Therapy--are brought into discussions as a way for fathers to organize their thinking and behavior in relation to their children and the mother or caretaker of their children.
Oddly enough, while identity-focused critics have assumed more interest in modernist second-generation type characterization in their fictional sensibilities, their emphasis is all too often still on one character at a time; and, finally, 4) cognitivists and adaptationist critics have shown little interest in clinical systems thinking, in part because, for many of them--as well as for many scientifically literate literary critics--the mantra of empirical validity has made family systems theory (FST) into a "soft psychology" no different in their minds in that respect than the by-now discredited psychoanalysis (cf.
Psychopathologists and psychotherapists from the US and Canada address a variety of treatment approaches, including dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic theory, interpersonal theory, relational theory, couples and family systems theory, integrative theory, and the unified approach, with a theoretical framework, methods, and clinical examples presented in each chapter.