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Helping Families— Shifting the Emphasis
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations
  • Joanne Nicholson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research
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Parenting; Parents; Family Relations; Mental Disorders; Mentally Ill Persons

Abstract: Family members are likely to have multiple and overlapping needs & roles – individuals with mental illness and carers. There are many opportunities & strategies for intervention. The best care requires the engagement of multiple stakeholders.

Nicholson, J. (2010, May). Helping families – Shifting the emphasis. Presented as a keynote address at the Annual Corporate Breakfast with the Lord Mayor, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Citation Information
Joanne Nicholson. "Helping Families— Shifting the Emphasis" (2010)
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