Family and Multi-Family Work with Psychosis provides a practical step-by-step guide for professionals treating psychosis using family work. The authors draw on over ten years of experience working with family and multi-family groups where there are members with a psychotic disturbance. They provide helpful guidance on vital issues, including setting up initial group meetings, crisis intervention plans, group structure, problem solving and communication in the group. Subjects covered include: the stress-vulnerability model the group structure and framework family-work in early psychosis working with families of people suffering from psychosis and substance misuse what can the family do to be of help and support? This accessible, jargon-free guide will be of great interest to anyone interested in investigating the potential for using family work to treat those with psychosis.
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