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...lains (insomnia, stomach aches, lack of appetite). The son has behavioral problems (shoplifting) and the family has problems with communication; there is reduced emotional support between family members.
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Some of the missing information which can aid in better assessment of the Davis family’s dynamics include information about a “father” figure. It is unknown what kind of relationship existed between the children and their biological father, and what kind of relationship (if any) exists between the step father and children. Another important piece of missing information is about the external support system (extended family, friends, and other people), values, beliefs/religion. This information can aid in better understanding of the family dynamics and also can help to choose optimal interventions to achieve the best possible outcome.
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