Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research
Parenting; Parents; Family Relations; Mental Disorders; Mentally Ill Persons
Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology
Abstract: Family is the context where mental health recovery takes place. Mental health services need to take a whole-of-family approach when working with people with a mental illness. Supporting people with a mental illness in their family roles actually improved the mental health outcomes of people participating in their programs.
Citation: Nicholson, J. (2010, May). Mental illness: Understanding the impact on families and how to help. Presented as the 12th Annual Bruce Woodcock Memorial Lecture, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations
Nicholson, Joanne, "Mental Illness: Understanding the Impact on Families and How to Help" (2010). Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations. 226.