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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 8, Issue : 1
First page : ( 39) Last page : ( 42)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2018.00009.5

Family Focusedintervention for Bipolar Disorders

Kavitha R R1,*, Kamalam S2

1Tutor (PhD Scholar), College of Nursing JIPMER, Puducherry

2Principal, A G Padmavathi College of Nursing, Puducherry

*Corresponding Author Email: kavirr80@gmail.com

Online published on 7 July, 2018.


Family focused interventions are not new to health industry especially in Indian set up since, India gives value to family system. Family-focused intervention is a method of care delivery system which includes the pivotal role of the family. It views the patient and family as a complete entity, while supporting families in their natural care giving roles and ensuring family collaboration and choice in treatment decisions affecting patients. When it comes to mental illness especially for Bipolar Disorders its very essential for the family member to understand about the client and his illness to take care of the client during admission and remission period. Even during relapse and remission BD causes impairment. In this juncture, Family focused interventions will enhance the communication and knowledge about the illness, improve the problem solving ability of client as well as family members to over-come the illness in a better way.



(Family Focused intervention/therapy, family, bipolar disorders).


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