Interest in family therapy and family functioning has increasing in recent years. In particular, the awareness that family functioning is an important variable for individual and community health and functionality have increased the interest of researchers in this issue. In the studies conducted with family functioning, it is seen that there are models and paradigms of many theories and approaches. One of these approaches is the The McMaster Model of Family Functioning. The model is based on the System Theory. This model evaluates the family functioning in six dimensions and classifies the family as healthy or unhealthy according to each dimensions. The aim of this study is to examine the story named “Gömleği Yırtık Kırmızı Gül” which belongs to the story writer Hüseyin Su, within the framework of The McMaster Model of Family Functioning. It is also intended to assess the family functioning of the family mentioned in the story on the basis of The McMaster Model of Family Functioning dimensions. For this purpose, document analysis method which is one of the qualitative research methods was used. According to the results, it was clear that the functionality of the subject family, the problem solving method in the family and the family interest were weak, the roles in the family was ineffective and the behavioral control and affective involvement of the family members were not functional. In conclusion, this study will help to understand the theoretical foundations of the The McMaster Model of Family Functioning and it is thought that it will be a resource for experts working in the field of family therapy.
The McMaster Model of Family Functioning, family therapy, family functioning, Hüseyin Su.
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