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Others in family medicine have developed screening instruments and assessment methods that can be useful in primary care such as the Family APGAR (2), the family circle (3), and PRACTICE (4). The family genogram (5,6) borrowed from the family therapy field is an essential tool for the assessment of families. (7). Family assessment begins at the initial contact with any patient during a routine encounter and involves taking relational factors into account when considering medical problems. This minimal assessment mayor may not lead to a family meeting to assess a situation in greater depth.
When the partner participates in the weight reduction program, the obese individual is not only able to reduce more weight, but is able to maintain the weight loss. Despite the fact that hypertension is relatively easy to identify and treat and that adequate treatment significantly lowers the risk of heart attacks and strokes, only one-fourth of all hypertensive individuals are under treatment and only one-half of those under treatment have their blood pressure adequately controlled (66). Compliance with medication is a major problem in the treatment of hypertension and reduction of cardiovascular disease.
Who is most often the "sick" member of the family? 8. Scapegoat or Noble Symptom Bearer. The scapegoat or noble symptom bearer is identified by the family as the source of its problems, accepts the family's blame, and through his or her symptoms also reflects the dysfunction of the family as a whole. • Does the family have a scapegoat or noble symptom bearer? • How do his or her symptoms reflect problems for the family as a whole? 9. Parentified Child. , an oldest daughter does the cooking and child care because of the mother's chronic disabilities).