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8 edition of Family caregiving in mental illness found in the catalog.

Family caregiving in mental illness

by Harriet P. Lefley

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally ill -- Home care.,
  • Mentally ill -- Family relationships.,
  • Caregivers.,
  • Mentally ill -- Home care -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarriet P. Lefley.
    SeriesFamily caregiver applications series ;, v. 7
    ContributionsMandel School of Applied Social Sciences (Case Western Reserve University)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC439.5 .L44 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL805174M
    ISBN 100803957203, 0803957211
    LC Control Number95041722

    The associations between physical and psychological health and being an informal caregiver are well established. 1–7 In this article, caregiving denotes care that is provided by a family member or friend rather than by a professional who is reimbursed for services. Clinical observation and early empirical research showed that assuming a caregiving role can be stressful and burdensome. 8,9. The National Alliance for Caregiving is a leader in conducting policy analysis and tracking legislation dealing with family caregiving issues – initiatives that focus on family caregivers or affect the care recipient in a way that would also affect the family caregiver. The need to support the nation’s nearly 44 million family caregivers.

      Mental illness may cause a variety of psychosocial problems such as decreased quality of life of the patient’s family members as well as increased social distance for the patient and the family caring for the patient. Psychosocial challenges are enhanced by the stigma attached to mental illness, which is a problem affecting not only the patient but also the family as a whole. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Family Caregiver Applications Ser.: Family Caregiving in Mental Illness by Harriet P. Lefley (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Mental illnesses are associated with distress and/or problems functioning in social, work or family activities. Mental illness is common. In a given year: nearly one in five (19 percent) U.S. adults experience some form of mental illness; one in 24 ( percent) has a serious mental illness* one in 12 ( percent) has a diagnosable substance. The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving addresses the complexities of the situation with uncommon depth and breadth. Suited to researchers, scientist-practitioners and clinicians, and students seeking a rounded understanding of the field, it examines how caregiving affects the lives, work, and mental health of family and professional.


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Family Caregiving of Persons with Mental Illness Survey (Biegel et al, ), the Family Burden and Services Questionnaire (Greenberg et al, ), the Family Economic Bu rden Interview (Clar k. In this age of spiraling health care costs, it is imperative that the family's role in treating patients with chronic mental illness not be overlooked - by policy makers and clinicians alike.

The families themselves insist that the government and care-providing agencies learn new ways to relate to them and patients. Helping Families Cope with Mental Illness is a comprehensive guide to the. This is a self-help book for anyone who has endured the effects of mental illness, whether as a sufferer, friend, family member, or care- giver.

It offers detailed, jargon-free guidelines to help readers come to terms with mental illness in a positive way, while avoiding dis- abling emotional responses to s: 2. NAMI has partnered with the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) to create "Circle of Care: A Guidebook for Mental Health Caregivers." This guidebook emerged from the national study on mental health caregiving, "On Pins and Needles: Caregivers of Adults with Mental Illness." This study's findings were released in February   a) Understanding the illness.

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The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving addresses the complexities of the situation with uncommon depth and breadth. Suited to researchers, scientist-practitioners and clinicians, and students seeking a rounded understanding of the field, it examines how caregiving affects the lives, work, and mental health of family and professional caregivers.The Life Cycle of the Person with Mental Illness Caregiving during the Family Life Cycle The Life Cycle of the Caregivers Families' Coping Strategies Services for Families PART FOUR: THE SOCIAL CONTEXT: THE FUTURE OF FAMILY CAREGIVING Publish your book with B&N.

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