Families' experience during recovery or nonrecovery from psychosis.

  title={Families' experience during recovery or nonrecovery from psychosis.},
  author={Donna Tweedell and Cheryl Forchuk and Jackie Jewell and Lianne Steinnagel},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  volume={18 1},
This naturalistic qualitative study was conducted to expand understanding of families' subjective experiences to their relative's recovery or non recovery from psychosis. Nine families, who had a member with a chronic mental illness who was taking a second generation neuroleptic medication, were interviewed five times over the course of one year. Eight families reported positive outcomes, particularly valuing improved interpersonal relationships. Cautious optimism was restored. Interest in… CONTINUE READING
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