Treating Difficult Cases in a Psychoeducational Family Support Group for Serious Mental Illness

@inproceedings{Lefley2010TreatingDC,
  title={Treating Difficult Cases in a Psychoeducational Family Support Group for Serious Mental Illness},
  author={Harriet P. Lefley},
  year={2010}
}
Research findings on family psychoeducation as evidence-based treatment for serious mental illnesses and benefits for families of peer-led family education groups are presented. Because major psychiatric disorders frequently are long term with episodic crises, caregivers have ongoing needs for support to enhance time-limited interventions. This article describes a continuous psychoeducational family support group that gives prolonged assistance and also helps problem families who reject family… CONTINUE READING