PATHOGENIC FAMILY PATTERN

aversive or damaging family outlooks, principles, and behavior which lay the foundation for cognitive and behavioral disorder.

PATHOGENIC FAMILY PATTERN: "The pathogenic family pattern that exists with the Millers is likely a great part of the cause for your distress."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOGENIC FAMILY PATTERN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathogenic-family-pattern/ (accessed November 23, 2020).
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