Asked by Felicia Jones on Mar 10, 2024

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The process in which two members of a family attempt to cope with dissatisfaction or conflict in their relationship by forming a coalition with a third family member is known as _____.​

A) enmeshment​
B) ​disengagement
C) ​intervention
D) ​triangulation

Triangulation

A relational dynamic where a third party is pulled into the relationship between two others to manage tension or conflict, commonly discussed in family therapy.

Enmeshment

A term used in psychology to describe relationships where personal boundaries are permeable and unclear, leading to overly close and entangled relationships.

Disengagement

The process of detaching or withdrawing from involvement in a particular activity, situation, or group.

  • Understand the impact of perceptions, beliefs, and attributions in causing family dissatisfaction and conflicts.
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guille pavia sanz

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
The process described in the question is known as triangulation. Enmeshment refers to a family dynamic in which boundaries between family members are blurred or nonexistent, disengagement refers to a family dynamic in which there is emotional distance or disconnection between family members, and intervention refers to a deliberate and planned effort to intervene in a family's dynamics or interactions.