Resilience in Arab-American Couples after September 11, 2001: A Systems Perspective
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 31(3), 251- 268, July 2005
Ben K. Beitin, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Dept of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy
Guided by a family resiliency model grounded in systems theory and social constructionism, we conducted in-depth interviews to explore how 18 Arab American couples living in New York and New Jersey perceived and dealt with the terrorist attacks and aftereffects of September 11, 2001.