Essay on McCubbin and Patterson/Double ABCX Model of Family Stress
A 4 page research paper that discusses the Double ABCX Model of Family Adjustment and Adaptation, developed by McCubbin and Patterson in 1983, which refers to family stress that accumulates and becomes problematic within a short period of time, that is, periods when there is “stressor pile-up” (Laszloffy 206). This discussion of this model, first of all, offers a brief overview of the theory’s components and its principal strengths and weaknesses. Then, a research study that uses the model is summarized, which demonstrates the model’s utility to nursing practice, before closing with remarks about ideas for future research that will continue the development of this theory for use in family nursing practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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