NUCLEAR FAMILY

a family unit consisting of two parents and their reliant kids (adopted or biological). With several varied changes, it has been and stays the norm in established Western cultures.

NUCLEAR FAMILY: "The image of the nuclear family is still set in many people's minds, but many other have changed their views as well and understand the changes that have developed in our society over the past fifty plus years."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NUCLEAR FAMILY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nuclear-family/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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