Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach

by David J. Miklowitz (Author)

Family-focused psychoeducational treatment (FFT) is among a very small number of psychosocial treatments that have been found to be effective in multiple studies to improve the course of bipolar disorder. This indispensable guide describes how to implement FFT with adult and adolescent patients and their family members. Provided are practical procedures for helping families understand the nature of bipolar disorder, strengthen their communication skills, solve day-to-day problems, and reduce the risk and severity of relapse. The book incorporates state-of-the-art knowledge on the illness and its biological and psychosocial management. More than a dozen reproducible handouts are included.

Book details

Publication date
February 08, 2010
Publisher
Page count
348
ISBN
9781606236499
Paper ISBN
9781606236451