Putting the illness in its place: discussion groups for families with chronic medical illnesses.

@article{Gonzlez1989PuttingTI,
  title={Putting the illness in its place: discussion groups for families with chronic medical illnesses.},
  author={Soraya Gonz{\'a}lez and Peter Steinglass and David Reiss},
  journal={Family process},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={69-87}
}
A new psychosocial intervention for families and patients experiencing the chronic phase of a disabling medical illness is described. The intervention, a short-term, highly structured, psychoeducationally oriented, multiple-family discussion group (MFDG), was developed within the context of a clinical research program and has been successfully applied to a heterogeneous range of disabling medical illnesses. This report includes a detailed description of the treatment model, the format and… CONTINUE READING

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