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A randomised controlled trial of carer-focussed multi-family group psychoeducation in bipolar disorder.
Madigan, K; Egan, P; Brennan, D; Hill, S; Maguire, B; Horgan, F; Flood, C; Kinsella, A; O'Callaghan, E
In a RCT of family psychoeducation, 47 carers of 34 patients were allocated to one of three groups; Multifamily Group Psychoeducation, Solution Focussed Group Therapy or Treatment as Usual. Carers in both the MFGP intervention and the SFGP arm demonstrated greater knowledge and reduction in burden than those in the TAU arm.
Keyword(s): BIPOLAR DISORDER; CARER; PSYCHOEDUCATION; BURDEN; RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Publication Date:
2012
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Contributor(s): Cluain Mhuire Family Centre, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin and Health Research Board, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Institution: Lenus
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