Family structural theory was developed by Salvador Minuchin and has three important concepts: Family structure, family subsystems, and boundaries (1).
The family structure is the unseen code by which a family operates and interacts with each other.
The family subsystems are: Spousal, parental, and sibling. These are the interpersonal boundaries and how these family members treat each other.
Boundaries are the unseen walls that ...
This solution discusses how to determine if a family may be dysfunctional by using the family structural theory.