Effectiveness of Psychoeducation and Mutual Support Group Program for Family Caregivers of Chinese People with Schizophrenia

@article{Chien2008EffectivenessOP,
  title={Effectiveness of Psychoeducation and Mutual Support Group Program for Family Caregivers of Chinese People with Schizophrenia},
  author={Wai Tong Chien},
  journal={The Open Nursing Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={28 - 39}
}
Schizophrenia is a disruptive and distressing illness, not only for the person affected but also for family members. Family intervention, particularly in a group format using a diverse range of modalities, is thought to effectively satisfy the informational needs of families and enhance their coping abilities when caring for a relative with schizophrenia, and thus reduce a patient's relapse from illness. This study tested the hypothesis that participants in a family psychoeducation and mutual… CONTINUE READING
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