A group intervention to promote healthy self-concepts and guide recovery in first episode schizophrenia: A pilot study.

@article{McCay2006AGI,
  title={A group intervention to promote healthy self-concepts and guide recovery in first episode schizophrenia: A pilot study.},
  author={Elizabeth A McCay and Heather Beanlands and Molyn Leszcz and P. T. H. Goering and Mary V Seeman and Kathryn Ryan and Nancy Johnston and Tanya Vishnevsky},
  journal={Psychiatric rehabilitation journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={105-11}
}
The stress associated with managing a first episode of schizophrenia and the secondary psychological sequelae may predispose young people to the phenomenon of illness engulfment, whereby personal identity is lost and replaced with a sense of self defined entirely by the illness. The overall objective of this pilot project was to provide an initial… CONTINUE READING