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Family Response to Mental Illness

 

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Family care has become an active area of research. Serious mental illness is typically a catastrophic stressor for families and is woven into the familial fabric in an enduring way. Patients do not exist in isolation and the impact of the mental disorder and its treatment is experienced by their caregivers as well. Caregivers experience various losses such as loss of finance, stigmatization and social exclusion, loss of sense of stability and control, of future hope, dreams and goals, and loss of relationships. These losses give rise to emotions that are intense, explosive and recurrent. Moreover, in the family various emotional issues are not confronted and often ignored as if by doing so, their reality could be undermined. Participants’ narratives highlighted that caregiving constituted a unique world. Going beyond the passive giving of support, caregiving is a multidimensional experience, entangled inextricably with the patient’s age and gender, and with the psychosocial characteristics of the illness- in this case it’s stigmatizing and long drawn nature and perceived intensity of illness. This book discusses wants and needs caregivers and how different groups of caregivers have

Product Specifications
SKU :COC96646
AuthorMeeta Malhotra Taneja
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages396
Publishing Year2011-08-26T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3845419442
Edition1 st
Book TypePsychology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-14 00:00:00