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    The Family Structural Theory and Family Developmental Theory

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    Scenario: Susie is going to be her mother's primary caregiver. She is unsure how she feels with the reversal of the role. How can both the family structural theory and the family developmental theory be applied to this scenario.

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    Susie must receive counseling from healthcare professionals and support. As the only primary caregiver for her mother in collusion with the nursing staff, Susie may feel overburdened and overwhelmed taking on her new role. Often children who become caregivers for their parents as they age suffer depression, feelings of hopelessness, and despair ...

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    The solution discusses the Family Structural Theory and Family Developmental Theory.