A group for the adult daughters of mentally ill mothers: looking backwards and forwards.

@article{Williams1998AGF,
  title={A group for the adult daughters of mentally ill mothers: looking backwards and forwards.},
  author={Abimbola Williams},
  journal={The British journal of medical psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={71 ( Pt 1)},
  pages={73-83}
}
A closed time-limited therapy group was conducted for four women who had all been raised by mentally ill mothers. Themes recurring frequently included hatred of self and mother, current lack of extended family support, current parenting difficulties, ongoing stigma and isolation. All group members perceived themselves as troubled despite others' perceptions of them as resilient. The results for the individuals treated are outlined using clinical material, as statistical analysis was not… CONTINUE READING

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