Serious Mental Illness: Family Experiences, Needs, and Interventions

Diane T. Marsh, Harriet P. Lefley

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405169943
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010


  • Dealing with confidentiality
  • Families as caregivers-role in treatment
  • Family diversity
  • Family experience of serious mental illness
  • Family intervention models
  • Family support and advocacy groups
  • Focus shifting to shorter-term educational models with family wellbeing as outcome variables
  • Racial and ethnic differences in causal attributions, prognostic expectations, home caregiving
  • Serious mental illness-family experiences, needs and interventions
  • Support and Family Education (S.A.F.E.) program

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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