Outcomes of Homebased Therapy

Fitzgerald and Kulkarni [73] reviewed 18 patients who received home-based treatment for a first episode of psychosis. Thirteen were managed exclusively at home, without the need for hospital admission. The level of social support, not the severity of psychopathology, was the main factor determining whether home care was possible. In serious mental disorders generally, where indicated, home-based care is at least as effective as inpatient care, reduces family burden, and improves consumer satisfaction and retention in services [74].

BiPolar Explained

BiPolar Explained

Bipolar is a condition that wreaks havoc on those that it affects. If you suffer from Bipolar, chances are that your family suffers right with you. No matter if you are that family member trying to learn to cope or you are the person that has been diagnosed, there is hope out there.

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