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Psychoeducation an Effective Tool as Treatment Modality in Mental Health

Prashant Srivastava ,

Psychiatric Social Worker, CDC, Dept. of Pediatrics, MAMC and Ph.D Scholar, Dept. of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Rishi Panday

Ph.D Scholar, Dept. of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.153/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.153

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Psychoeducation is an adjunctive approach which has the immense potentialities to reduce the relapse as well as rehospitalization rates and mental health costs in relapsing psychiatric disorders. Psychoeducation is understood as systematic, structured, didactic information on the illness and its treatment options and psychoeducation aims to enable patients as well as family members to cope with the illness. This paper shows that how psycho education is an effective tool as treatment modality in mental health. Psycho education has very important place in treatment and rehabilitation of patients with psychiatric disorders. Psychoeducation give directions to individuals with mental disorders and their family member about nature, course and prognosis about illness.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.153/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.153

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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