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Vol. 21 - Num. 81


New family models and children’s psychic development

Ángeles Torner Hernándeza

aPsicóloga clínica. Centro de Atención al Desarrollo Integral (ADI). Madrid. España.

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Reference of this article: Torner Hernández A. New family models and children’s psychic development. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2019;21:11-3.

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The transformation of the family in the western world is one of the biggest changes in the last 50 years. It has gone from the nuclear family, as an almost unique model, to a multiplicity of family organization forms. These changes have made the structuring of children's identity more complex. Each child will need to integrate the imaginary effects that each of these family configurations generate, for which he will need help of family and social network that surrounds him.


Filiations Parenthood Subjective identity



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