Grace M Couchman

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OBJECTIVE This study, which was the first evaluation in Australia of multiple-family group treatment, explored the effectiveness of this approach for a newly arrived non-English speaking migrant group, first-generation Vietnamese families, and for English-speaking families. METHODS Thirty-four pairs of English-speaking consumers and family members and 25(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE This study examined the multidimensional self-concept, global self-esteem and psychological adjustment of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) as compared with healthy controls. RESEARCH DESIGN Group comparison on self-report questionnaires. METHODS AND PROCEDURES Forty-one individuals who had sustained a TBI were compared(More)
The present study examined the impact of a family inclusive intervention on the multidimensional self-concept of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Forty one individuals with TBI and a matched control group completed the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale: Second Edition (TSCS: 2), the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSE), the Family Assessment Device(More)
AIM Caregiver causal attributions influence patient and caregiver reactions to psychosis. The current study describes common caregiver causal attributions about psychosis onset in youth, including a subset of first-episode psychosis patients, and the patient and caregiver characteristics that influence these attributions. It also examines if caregiver views(More)
Acquired brain injuries (ABI) can have a major impact on social participation, causing increased social isolation and emotional distress for people with the injury and their family members. Multifamily Group Therapy (MFGT) provides information, resources, problem-solving strategies and opportunities for social networking for families where one member has an(More)
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