Coping skills, strengths, and needs as perceived by adult

Kinsella, Karen B.; Anderson, Ruth A.
September 1996
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Fall1996, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p24
Academic Journal
Discusses the findings of a retrospectively designed and qualitatively analyzed study of the coping skills, strengths and needs as perceived by adult offspring and siblings of people with mental illness. How adult family members and children are affected by mentally ill siblings; Coping methods used by family members; Need for a more comprehensive approach to treatment that acknowledges the needs of individual family members.


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