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Family and Multi-Family Work with Psychosis

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SKU: 9781583917275 - 88 Categories: , , , , , , NDIS approved: Yes Author: BLOCH THORSEN Illustrator: Publisher: Taylor & Francis Page count: Edition: ISBN: 9781583917275 Publish date: 15/09/2006

Product overview

Family and Multi-Family Work with Psychosis provides a practical step-by-step guide for professionals treating psychosis using family work.

The authors draw on over ten years of experience working with family and multi-family groups where there are members with a psychotic disturbance. They provide helpful guidance on vital issues, including setting up initial group meetings, crisis intervention plans, group structure, problem solving and communication in the group. Subjects covered include:

the stress-vulnerability model

the group structure and framework

family-work in early psychosis

working with families of people suffering from psychosis and substance misuse

what can the family do to be of help and support?
This accessible, jargon-free guide will be of great interest to anyone interested in investigating the potential for using family work to treat those with psychosis.