Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2021

240 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190920685

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The First Episode of Psychosis

A Guide for Young People and Their Families, Revised and Updated Edition

Beth Broussard and Michael T. Compton

  • The first and only psychoeducational book for families and patients to focus exclusively on the first episode of psychosis
  • Concise, readable, and free of scientific jargon
  • Worksheets facilitate recovery and communication with healthcare providers

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on team-based specialty mental health care, which focuses on the patient's own goals and preferences
  • Updated information on new medicines made available over the last decade
  • More emphasis on getting back to school and work despite having experienced a first episode of psychosis