A practical guide to implementing family interventions for psychosis, which discusses different family needs and illustrates different approaches to offering the interventions. * Approximately 1 in 100 people experience psychosis, which can severely disrupt home and family life and place a heavy burden on carers* A practical guide to implementing family interventions for psychosis, which discusses different family needs and illustrates different approaches to offering the interventions* Shows how to tailor family interventions to meet different needs e.g. working via interpreter or with families in which multiple members suffer mental health problems* No direct competition on family interventions for psychosis.
Dr Fiona Lobban is a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research at Lancaster University in the North West of England. She also works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist supporting family work in the Early Intervention Service for Psychosis in Lancashire care NHS Trust. Professor Christine Barrowclough is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester, UK, and has been engaged in research and clinical work with families of people with psychosis for many years.
About the Editors. Contributors. Preface. I INTRODUCTION. 1 Why Are Family Interventions Important? A Family Member Perspective ( Martin Gregory ). II FIRST EPISODE PSYCHOSIS. 2 Family Work in Early Psychosis ( Grainne Fadden and Jo Smith ). 3 A Model of Family Work in First-Episode Psychosis: Managing Self-Harm ( Jean Addington, April Collins, Amanda McCleery and Sabrina Baker ). 4 Working with Families to Prevent Relapse in First-Episode Psychosis ( Kingsley Crisp and John Gleeson ). III INTERVENTIONS FOCUSING ON DRUG USE. 5 Family Intervention for Complex Cases: Substance Use and Psychosis ( Ian Lowens, Samantha E. Bowe and Christine Barrowclough ). 6 Family Motivational Intervention in Early Psychosis and Cannabis Misuse ( Maarten Smeerdijk, Don Linszen, Tom Kuipers and Rene Keet ). IV VARIETY OF ISSUES ARISING IN WORKING WITH RELATIVES. 7 A Case of Family Intervention with a 'High EE' Family ( Juliana Onwumere, Ben Smith and Elizabeth Kuipers ). 8 Coming to Terms with Mental Illness in the Family -Working Constructively through Its Grief ( Virginia Lafond ). 9 Interventions with Siblings ( Jo Smith, Grainne Fadden and Michelle O'Shea ). 10 Family Intervention with Ethnically and Culturally Diverse Groups ( Juliana Onwumere, Ben Smith and Elizabeth Kuipers ). V WORKING IN DIFFERENT CONTEXTS. 11 Multiple Family Groups in Early Psychosis: A Brief Psychoeducational and Therapeutic Intervention ( David Glentworth ). 12 Meeting the Needs of Families on Inpatient Units ( Chris Mansell and Grainne Fadden ). VI SERVICE RELATED ISSUES. 13 Setting Up a Family Interventions (FI) Service - A UK Case Study ( Frank Burbach and Roger Stanbridge ). 14 Overcoming Barriers to Staff Offering Family Interventions in the NHS ( Grainne Fadden ). VII RELATIVES' SUPPORTING EACH OTHER. 15 The COOL Approach ( Claudia Benzies, Gwen Butcher and Tom Linton ). VIII CONCLUSION. 16 Summary and Conclusions -Where Are We up to and Where Are We Going? ( Fiona Lobban and Christine Barrowclough ). Index.