ERIC Number: EJ404872
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Impact of an Educational Support Group on Family Participants Who Take Care of Their Schizophrenic Relatives.
Abramowitz, Ira A.; Coursey, Robert D.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v57 n2 p232-36 Apr 1989
Compared participants (N=24) in six-session educational support group offering family caregivers information about schizophrenia, training in problem-solving skills for managing patient behavior, and greater access to social support and community resources with matched controls (N=24). Participant caregivers reported significantly reduced anxiety and personal distress and significantly more active coping behaviors than controls. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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