General Guidelines and Principles
This chapter provides an overview of the empirical and theoretical background and general guidelines for the social learning approach to marital therapy described in this manual. This bird’s-eye view is important for two reasons. First, it provides a conceptual framework for understanding the various therapy techniques. Second, a grasp of the underlying theoretical principles, basic assumptions, and their empirical support will be helpful in guiding the therapist when unanticipated problems occur.
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