Pre-post changes in psychosocial functioning among relatives of patients with depressive disorders after Brief Multifamily Psychoeducation: A pilot study

@inproceedings{Katsuki2011PrepostCI,
  title={Pre-post changes in psychosocial functioning among relatives of patients with depressive disorders after Brief Multifamily Psychoeducation: A pilot study},
  author={Fujika Katsuki and Hiroshi Takeuchi and Mizuho Konishi and Megumi Sasaki and Yuka Murase and Atsuko Naito and Hiroko Toyoda and Masako Suzuki and Nao Shiraishi and Yosuke Kubota and Yoshiko Yoshimatsu and Toshiaki Furukawa},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Depressive disorder is often chronic and recurrent, and results in a heavy psychosocial burden on the families of patients with this disorder. This study aims to examine the effectiveness of brief multifamily psychoeducation designed to alleviate their psychosocial burden. METHODS Thirty-two relatives of patients with major depressive disorder participated in an open study testing the effectiveness of brief multifamily psychoeducation. The intervention consisted of four sessions… CONTINUE READING
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