UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research



Document Type


Medical Subject Headings

Parenting; Parents; Family Relations; Mental Disorders; Mentally Ill Persons


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology


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

Citation: Nicholson, J. (2010, November). A multi-disciplinary, whole-of-family approach to supporting parents with mental illness. Presented as a plenary at the Developing Strength and Resilience in Children conference of Voksne for Barn, Oslo, Norway.



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