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Baker, Katharine G. and Julia B. Gippenreiter. 1996. “The Effects of Stalin’s Purge on Three Generations of Russian Families.” Family Systems 3(1):5-35.

Berman, Carol M. 1996. “An Animal Model for the Intergenerational Transmission of Maternal Style?” Family Systems 3(2):125-140.

Bonner, John Tyler. 2001. “Variation and Stability in Evolution: From Bacteria to Human Behavior.” Family Systems 5(2):127-133.

Bonner, John Tyler. 1996. “How Somatic Variation Leads to Differentiation: From Cells to Humans.” Family Systems 3(2):101-108.

Bonner, John Tyler. 1994. “Differentiation in Cellular, Social and Family Systems.” Family Systems 1(1):20-32.

Brooks, Laura R. 1998. “Family Process and Variability in Human Aging.” Family Systems 4(2):107-118.

Butler, John F. 2013. “Family Psychotherapy: The First Evolutionary Stage During The NIMH Family Study Project.” Family Systems 10(1):29-42.

Butler, John F. 2011. “Bowen’s NIMH Family Study Project and the Origins of Family Psychotherapy.” Family Systems 8(2):135-142.

Caskie, Polly. 1999. “Bowen Theory and Health Case Costs in the United States.” Family Systems 5(1):7-17.

Caskie, Polly. 1994. “What Kind of System is the Family?” Family Systems 1(1):7-19.

Champagne, Frances A. 2013. “The Transgenerational Influence of Social Experiences: Implications for Brain and Behavior.” Family Systems 9(2):154-156.

Comella, Patricia A. 2013. “Implications of Bowen’s Societal Regression Hypothesis for the Study of Human Behavior.” Family Systems 9(2):181-183.

Comella, Patricia A. 2006. “A Case Study in Observational Blindness.”Family Systems 7(2): 133-157.

Comella, Patricia A. 2003. “Observations of Reciprocal Functioning in a Challenging Environment.” Family Systems 6(2):101-116.

Comella, Patricia A. 1997. “Naturally Constrained Social Systems.” Family Systems 4(1):19-33.

Comella, Patricia A. 1995. “Natural Selection, Technology, and Anxiety.” Family Systems 2(2):138-152.

Crews, David. 1998. “Biology and Relationships: Adaptation in Nature.” Family Systems 4(2):99-106.

de Waal, Frans and Molly Embree. 1997. “The Triadic Nature of Primate Social Relationships.” Family Systems 4(1):5-18.

DeShong, Hal. 2001. “Suicide: A Family Emotional Regression.” Family Systems 6(1):21-44.

Donley, Margaret G. 2013. “How Triangles Influence Variation in Sibling Relationships.” Family Systems 9(2):189-191.

Dysinger, Robert H. 2003. “The ‘Action Dialogue’ in an Intense Relationship: The Study of a Schizophrenic Girl and Her Mother.” Family Systems 6(2):117-134.

East, Christopher F. 2012. Triangles, Togetherness, and the Challenge to Forgive.” Family Systems 9(1):45-66.

Fairbanks, Lynn A. 2013. “Variation in Vervet Monkeys: Diet, Maternal Behavior and Offspring Development.” Family Systems 9(2):111-113.

Flinn, Mark. 2013. “The Evolution of Hormonal Mechanisms for Human Sociality.” Family Systems 9(2):174-180.

Ferrera, Stephanie J. 2011. “Emotional Neutrality and the Quest for Peace: Northern Ireland as a Case Study.” Family Systems 8(2):101-124.

Ferrera, Stephanie J. 1994. “Neutrality in a Violent World.” Family Systems 1(1):44-56.

Fine, Shelly. 2008. “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Societal Emotional Process.” Family Systems 8(1):5-19.

French, Jeffrey A. 2013. “Development of Primates in a Family Context.” Family Systems 9(2):191.

Frost, Randall T. 2013. A Response to the Commentaries on: “Use of the Term Solid Self in Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 10(1):69-70.

Frost, Randall T. 2013. “Use of the Term Solid Self in Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 10(1):43-62.

Gadagkar, Raghavendra. 2013. “Behavioral Diversity in an Insect Society.” Family Systems 9(2):127-131.

Gilbert, Roberta M. 2003. “Addressing Cutoff in Residential Care of Disturbed Adolescents.” Family Systems 6(2):135-146.

Gubernick, David J. 1996. “A Natural Family System.” Family Systems 3(2):109-124.

Hall, Ernest G. 2006. “Observations of Societal Emotional Process: The Anxious Confluence of Religious and Political Organizations.” Family Systems 7(2):123-132.

Harrison, Victoria. 2013. “Contribution of Nuclear Family Triangles to Variation in Physiological Reactivity.” Family Systems 9(2):145-153.

Hasselle, James. 1994. “Bowen Family Systems Theory and the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit.” Family Systems 1(1):33-43.

Howard, LeAnn. 2013. “Variation in Emotional Reactivity in Harvester Ants.” Family Systems 9(2):125-127.

Jones, Ann. 2014. “Epigenetics, Social Genomics, and Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 10(2):105-127.

Jones, James E. 2013. Commentary: “Use of the Term Solid Self in Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 10(1):63-64.

Jones, James E. 1999. “Anxiety and Differentiaton: Factors in the Variation in Response to Psychoactive Medication.” Family Systems 5(1):31-43.

Jones, James E. 1996. “Differentiation and Chronic Anxiety: Variation in Emotional Functioning.” Family Systems 3(2):141-152.

Jones, James E. 1994. “Chronic Anxiety, the Adrenocortical Response, and Differentiation.” Family Systems 1(2):127-141.

Jurkowski, Joan. 2004. “Heroin Addicts, Family, and Recovery: A Pilot Study.” Family Systems 7(1):45-66.

Kamm, Florence L. 2011. “Crossing the Ocean in Search of Family.” Family Systems 8(2):125-134.

Keller, Mignonette Nunn. 2006. “A Case Study: Efforts toward Differentiation of Self among Slaves and Their Descendants.” Family Systems 7(2):103-121.

Kerr, Kathleen B. 2013. “Using Maternal Style or Differentiation of Self to Explore Variation in Functioning of Offspring.” Family Systems 9(2):114-116.

Kerr, Michael E. 2013. Commentary: “Use of the Term Solid Self in Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 10(1):65-66.

Kerr, Michael E. 2013. “The Ultra-Modern Synthesis.” Family Systems 9(2):133-142.

Kerr, Michael E. 1998. “Bowen Theory and Evolutionary Theory.” Family Systems 4(2):119-179.

Klever, Phil. 1996. “The Study of Marriage and Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 3(1):37-51.

Larkby, Cynthia. 2013. “Childhood Abuse, Maternal Differentiation, and Adolescent Externalizing Behavior.” Family Systems 9(2):167-168.

Lumpkin, Michael D. 2013. “Stress Physiology, Psychoneuroimmunology, and Mind-Body Medicine.” Family Systems 9(2):165-166.

Mann, Janet. 1997. “Individual Differences in Bottlenose Dolphin Infants.” Family Systems 4(1):34-48.

Muraskin, Merry. 2014. “Alloparenting: The Works of Sarah Blaffer Hrdy.” Family Systems 10(2):145-161.

Muraskin, Merry. 1994. “Evolutionary Constraints on the Nonreproductive Sexual Behavior of Wild Apes.” Family Systems 1(2):142-163.

Noone, Robert J. 2013. Commentary: “Use of the Term Solid Self in Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 10(1):67-68.

Noone, Robert J. 2013. “Physiological Mediators in Family Emotional Process.” Family Systems 9(2):156-158.

Noone, Robert J. 2008. “The Multigenerational Transmission Process and the Neurobiology of Attachment and Stress Reactivity.” Family Systems 8(1):21-34.

Noone, Robert J. 2001. “The Family as a Source of Nongenomic Heritable Variation.” Family Systems 6(1):47-66.

Noone, Robert J. 1995. “The Family Unit and the Transmission of Individual Variation in Adaptiveness.” Family Systems 2(2):116-137.

Noone, Robert J. 1994. “Intergenerational Attachment and the Family.” Family Systems 1(2):114-126.

Papero, Daniel V. 2013. “How Individuals Turn Out Differently in Terms of Emotional Reactivity.” Family Systems 9(2):171-173.

Pemberton, Beaty L. 2001. “The Use of Family Systems Theory to Design a Special Curriculum for Surgery Residents.” Family Systems 5(2):134-150.

Quinn, Michael H. 1999. “The Health Maintenance Organization as an Emotional System.” Family Systems 5(1):19-30.

Rauseo, Louise. 2008. “Survival, Fusion, and Functioning in Extreme Poverty.” Family Systems 8(1):35-49.

Rauseo, Louise. 1995. “Relationships as Primary Regulators of Physiology.” Family Systems 2(2):101-115.

Riordan, Kathleen. 2004. “The New Leaders: Leadership Transition in Family Businesses.” Family Systems 7(1):7-27.

Saffo, Mary Beth. 2013. “Variation as the Foundation of Permanence in Symbiotic Associations.” Family Systems 9(2):121-125.

Saffo, Mary Beth. 2001. “Complexity, Variability, and Change in Symbiotic Associations.” Family Systems 6(1):3-19.

Smith, Walter Howard Jr. 2001. “Child Abuse in Family Emotional Process.” Family Systems 5(2):101-126.

Smuts, Barbara. 2013. “Roles During Social Play in Dogs: Dyadic Variation and Change Over Time.” Family Systems 9(2):185-188.

Research done with Camille Ward and Erika Bauer.

Sternberg, Esther M. 2013. “Individual Variability of Stress and Immune Responses: Contributing Factors and Implications for Mind-Body Interventions.” Family Systems 9(2):161-165.

Suomi, Stephen J. 2013. “Variation in Early Face-To-Face Interactions in Rhesus Monkey Mother-Infant Dyads.” Family Systems 9(2):117-119.

Thompson, Erik. 2014. “Hospital Leadership and the Chronically Suicidal Adult” Family Systems 10(2):129-143.

Thompson, Erik. 2012. “Self-Harm and Bowen Theory” Family Systems 9(1):31-43.

Toman, Walter. 1995. “Family Constellation Theory Revisited Part 2.” Family Systems 2(1):3-16.

Toman, Walter. 1994. “Family Constellation Theory Revisited Part 1.” Family Systems 1(2):101-113.

Wilgus, Anthony J. 2012. “Suicide and Systems.” Family Systems 9(1):9-29.

Williamson, Robert. 2013. “Beliefs as Products of the Family Unit.” Family Systems 10(1):7-27.

Archives

Bowen, Murray. 2013. Archives: “Subjectivity, Homo Sapiens, and Science.” Family Systems 9(2):101-106.

Bowen, Murray. 2004. Archives. “Family Psychotherapy in Office Practice.” Family Systems 7(1):29-44.

With an Introduction by Ruth Riley Sagar, MA and Catherine Murphy Rakow, MSW.

Bowen, Murray. 1995. Archives: “Clinical View of the Family.” Family Systems 2(2):153-156.

With an Introduction by Catherine Murphy Rakow, MSW

Bowen, Murray. 1995. Archives. “A Psychological Formulation of Schizophrenia.” Family Systems 2(1):17-47.

With an Introduction by Catherine Murphy Rakow, MSW

Holt, Roberta. 2011. Archives. “Survival and the Family of Extinction.” Family Systems 8(2):143-161.

With an Introduction by Ruth Riley Sagar, MA.

Jackson, Don D. 2008. Archives: “The Sick, the Sad, the Savage, and the Sane.” Family Systems 8(1): 51-75.

With an Introduction by Wendel A. Ray, PhD

Faculty Case Conferences

Brooks, Laura R. 2013. Faculty Case Conference: “Bridging Emotional Cutoff: Towards Becoming A Self.” Family Systems 10(1):71-85.

Bunting, Ann D. 1996. Faculty Case Conference: “Societal Responses to Juvenile Violence in a Small Town (Neighborhood).” Family Systems 3(2):166-190.

Friesen, Priscilla J. 1997. Faculty Case Conference: “Neurofeedback and the Developing Child.” Family Systems 4(1):63-83.

Holt, Roberta B. 1995. Faculty Case Conference: “A Multiproblem Family in a Social Service Agency.” Family Systems 2(1):62-86.

Jurkowski, Joan. 2014. Faculty Case Conference: “The Value of Defining a Self with One’s Spouse.” Family Systems 10(2):163-174.

Kerr, Kathleen B. 2004. Faculty Case Conference: “A Methodological Experiment with a Quasi Mother Child Relationship.” Family Systems 7(1):67-82.

Kerr, Kathleen B. 2001. Faculty Case Conference: “Multiple Family Therapy.” Family Systems 6(1):77-96.

Kerr, Kathleen B. 1994. Faculty Case Conference: “Abuse as a Symptom of the Family System.” Family Systems 1(1):67-80.

Kerr, Michael E. 2006. Faculty Case Conference: “Efforts to Differentiate a Self in Response to a Cancer Diagnosis.” Family Systems 7(2):164-179.

Kerr, Michael E. 2001. Faculty Case Conference: “Emotional Fusion in Relationships.” Family Systems 5(2):162-175.

Kerr, Michael E. 1995. Faculty Case Conference: “Cancer and the Family Emotional System.” Family Systems 2(2):157-175.

McKnight, Anne S. 2012. Faculty Case Conference: “The Challenge of Neutrality in Defining Self with One’s Mother.” Family Systems 9(1):69-79.

McKnight, Anne S. 2008. Faculty Case Conference: “The Affair as an Emotional Manager in Marriage.” Family Systems 8(1):77-89.

Murphy, Douglas C. 2011. Faculty Case Conference: “Fusion and Its Manifestations in Three Generations.” Family Systems 8(2):163-176.

Murphy, Douglas C. 2003. Faculty Case Conference: “Caring for Aging Parents.” Family Systems 6(2):171-181.

Murphy, Douglas C. 1996. Faculty Case Conference “Symbiosis and Violence.” Family Systems 3(1):69-85.

Murphy, Douglas C. 1994. Faculty Case Conference: “Marital Conflict in Context.” Family Systems 1(2):164-177.

Brief Reports

Bunting, Ann D. 2003. Brief Report: “Estate Planning and Family Relationships: A Commentary on an Estate Distribution Method.” Family Systems 6(2):161-169.

Comella, Patricia A. 2001. Brief Report: “Triangles: The ‘Glue’ of Bowen Family Systems Theory.” Family Systems 6(1):67-76.

Donley, Margaret G. 2003. Brief Report: “Unravelling the Complexity of Child-Focus.” Family Systems 6(2):147-160.

Gilbert, Roberta M. 1994. Brief Report: “Addiction to Prescribed Medications.” Family Systems 1(1):57-66.

Harrison, Victoria. 1997. Brief Report: “Family Emotional Process, Reactivity, and Patterns of Ovulation.” Family Systems 4(1):49-62.

Jones, James E. 2001. Brief Report: “Functions of Belief.” Family Systems 5(2):151-155.

Kerr, Kathleen B. 1999. Brief Report: “The Projection Process in Health Care Systems.” Family Systems 5(1):71-80.

Kott, Katherine. 2006. Brief Report: “Bowen Theory and the Scholarly Communication Process in an Amazoogle World.” Family Systems 7(2):158-163.

Meagher, Barbara J. 1998. Brief Report: “Instincts of Reproduction.” Family Systems 4(2):181-183.

Muraskin, Merry. 2001. Brief Report: “Emotional Process in a Group of Male Gorillas.” Family Systems 5(2):156-161.

Papero, Daniel V. 1998. Brief Report: “Stephen Emlen: The Biological Basis of the Family.” Family Systems 4(2):185-192.

Papero, Daniel V. 1996. Brief Report: “Stress and Instability.” Family Systems 3(1):64-68.

Redding, Nomi. 1996. Brief Report: “The Construction of a Research Project on Menopause.” Family Systems 3(2):153-159.

Reed, Sydney. 1999. Brief Report: “Social Responsibility: A Foundation for Public Health.” Family Systems 5(1):56-69.

Zweig, Mark H. 1996. Brief Report: “A View of Mediation from the Perspective of Bowen Family Systems Theory.” Family Systems 3(2):160-166.

Book Reviews

Baege, Monika. 2006. Review of “Patients Have Families” by Henry B. Richardson. Family Systems 7(2): 180-192.

Baker, Katharine G. 1997. Review of “The Witch Doctors: Making Sense of Management Gurus” by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge; “Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman; “Organizing Genius: The Secrets of Creative Collaboration” by Warren Bennis and Patricia Ward Biederman; “The Living Company” by Arie De Geus. Family Systems 4(1):85-95.

Blackburn, Jean B. 2001. Review of “The Emotional Brain” by Joseph LeDoux. Family Systems 5(2):188-192.

Bunting, Ann D. 2011. Review of “The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions” by Esther M. Sternberg. Family Systems 8(2):177-180.

Bunting, Ann D. 2004. Review of “Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection” by Deborah Blum. Family Systems 7(1):91-96.

Butler. John F. 2012. Review of “Our Son, Ken” by Sarah E. Lorenz. Family Systems 9(1):81-87.

Butler. John F. 2003. Review of “Emotional Contagion” by Hatfield, Cacioppo, and Rapson. Family Systems 6(2): 186-191.

Comella, Patricia A. 1994. Review of “Primate Social Systems” by Robin I. M. Dunbar. Family Systems 1(2):186-192.

Donley, Margaret G. 2001. Review of “Born to Rebel” by Frank Sulloway. Family Systems 5(2):176-187.

Donley, Margaret G. 1994. Review of “Sex and Friendship in Baboons” by Barbara Boardman Smuts. Family Systems 1(1):81-84.

Ferrera, Stephanie J. 2014. Review of “The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves” by Matt Ridley. Family Systems 10(2):175-189.

Gilbert, Roberta M. 2008. Review of “Punished by Rewards” by Alfie Kohn. Family Systems 8(1):91-96.

Harrison, Victoria. 1999. Review of “Medicine at the Crossroads” by Melvin Konner, MD. Family Systems 5(1):91-95.

Holt, Roberta B. 1994. Review of “Family and Social Network” by Elizabeth Bott. Family Systems 1(2):178-185.

Jacobs, Carolyn. 2004. Review of “The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature” by Steven Pinker, PhD. Family Systems 7(1):83-90.

Jones, Ann. 1995. Review of “Naturalist” by Edward O. Wilson. Family Systems 2(2):187-191.

McKnight, Anne S. 2013. Review of “The Social Conquest of Earth” by E.O. Wilson. Family Systems 10(1):87-90.

Kerr, Michael E. 2013. Wilson’s Ideas and Bowen Theory: Review of “The Social Conquest of Earth” by E.O. Wilson. Family Systems 10(1):91-94.

Kerr, Michael E. 2012. Review of “Stoner” by John Williams. Family Systems 9(1):89-94.

Kerr, Michael E. 1994. Review of “The Biology of the Naked Mole-Rat” by Paul W. Sherman, Jennifer U.M. Jarvis, and Richard D. Alexander, eds. Family Systems 1(1):92-96.

Papero, Daniel V. 1995. Review of “The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization” by Peter M. Senge. Family Systems 2(2):176-186.

Papero, Daniel V. 1995. Review of “Stress, the Aging Brain, and the Mechanisms of Neuron Death” by Robert M. Sapolsky. Family Systems 2(1):87-96.

Papero, Daniel V. 1994. Review of “The Diversity of Life” by Edward O. Wilson. Family Systems 1(1):85-91.

Williamson, Robert. 2011. Review of “Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography” by Eberhard Bethges. Family Systems 8(2):181-191.

Commentary

Ferrera, Stephanie J. 1999. Commentary: “What is Help? A Theoretical and Personal Perspective.” Family Systems 5(1):44-55.

Ferrera, Stephanie J. 1995. Commentary: “Morality, Neutrality, and Differentiation of Self.” Family Systems 2(1):48-61.

Holt, Roberta B. 1996. Commentary: “Gender and Bowen Theory.” Family Systems 3(1):52-63.