Carer's education groups for relatives with a first episode of psychosis: an evaluation of an eight-week education group.

@article{Riley2011CarersEG,
  title={Carer's education groups for relatives with a first episode of psychosis: an evaluation of an eight-week education group.},
  author={Genevieve Riley and Nathan Gregory and Jane Bellinger and Natalie A Davies and Gabby Mabbott and Robina Sabourin},
  journal={Early intervention in psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={57-63}
}
AIM This study aimed to evaluate an eight-week carers group for people with first episode of psychosis receiving services from the Gloucestershire Recovery in Psychosis Early Intervention Team. Potential benefits for carers were assessed including changes in feelings of stress, isolation, recognition, and of being appreciated and valued. METHODS Following completion of the group, all 12 carers participated in an independently facilitated focus group to evaluate the course. Transcripts were… CONTINUE READING

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