Family and Multi-family Work with Psychosis

Family and Multi-family Work with Psychosis


ISBN: ISBN 9781583917275

A Guide for Professionals

“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.

Forfatter: Trond Gronnestad, Anne Lise Oxnevad

Published for isps – The International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and other Psychoses.

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