The family concept as a social unit has become the focus of much debate. Popular approach is to find out what is related to the family. Each family is a separate entity with its unique structure, function and requirements. It embodies and nourishes the members of society, and has a more important place than that of social institutions. The perception of the family and its functions can vary based on many different factors.and could affect the attitudes and behaviors of family members. For this reason, nowadays the concept of the family health is as much important as the individual's health. With this perspective in mind, theoretical and conceptual structure of the family will be explained in this article.
Family, family theories