Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Family Focusedintervention for Bipolar Disorders

Address:   R R Kavitha1, S Kamalam2
1Tutor (PhD Scholar), College of Nursing JIPMER, Puducherry
2Principal, A G Padmavathi College of Nursing, Puducherry
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00009.5

Family focused interventions are not new to health industry especially in Indian set up since, India gives value to family system. Family-focused intervention is a method of care delivery system which includes the pivotal role of the family. It views the patient and family as a complete entity, while supporting families in their natural care giving roles and ensuring family collaboration and choice in treatment decisions affecting patients.When it comes to mental illness especially for Bipolar Disorders its very essential for the family member to understand about the client and his illness to take care of the client during admission and remission period. Even during relapse and remission BD causes impairment. In this juncture, Family focused interventions will enhance the communication and knowledge about the illness, improve the problem solving ability of client as well as family members to over- come the illness in a better way.
(Family Focused intervention/ therapy, family,bipolar disorders)
R R Kavitha, S Kamalam. Family Focusedintervention for Bipolar Disorders. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2018; 8(1): 39-42.
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