In this brief we will discuss the Think Family-Whole Family Programme, which differs from other interventions by putting a central focus on fostering effective communication within families. This can enhance families’ understanding of parental mental illness (PMI) and how it affects behavior and relationships, help families jointly set goals for recovery, and enable more supportive interactions among family members.
mental illness, parental mental illness, parenting, children, communication, recovery, psychoeducation, Think Family-Whole Family Programme, family
Yates, S., & Gatsou, L. (2017). Enhancing Family Communication in Families Where a Parent has a Mental Illness. Journal of Parent and Family Mental Health, 2 (3). https://doi.org/10.7191/parentandfamily.1007. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/parentandfamily/vol2/iss3/1
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