Multifamily group treatment for schizophrenia.

@article{Stuart2009MultifamilyGT,
  title={Multifamily group treatment for schizophrenia.},
  author={Barbara K. Stuart and Danielle Schlosser},
  journal={International journal of group psychotherapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={
          435-40
        }
}
Multifamily group treatment (MFGT) is an evidence-based intervention for treating persons with severe mental illness, particularly schizophrenia, and their families that integrates psychoeducation and behavioral family therapy in a multiple-family group format. Although multifamily group treatment was first pioneered more than half a century ago by Laqueur (Laqueur et al., 1964), only in the past 15 years has a coherent theoretical model and empirical evidence for its effectiveness been… CONTINUE READING