The Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

New review published on Nidotherapy

on April 14, 2013

#Nidotherapy: aiming to ‘modify the environment of people with schizophrenia ‘ – ow.ly/jY7Ol  NEW! Review: ow.ly/jY7Ub

English: A schizophrenic patient at the Glore ...

English: A schizophrenic patient at the Glore Psychiatric Museum made this piece of cloth and it gives us a peek into her mind. Русский: Вышивка, сделанная пациентом, страдающим от шизофрении. Экспонат психиатрического музея Глор, Миссури. ‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: En schizofren pasients arbeid med et tøystykke, der ordene beskriver det pasienten kanskje har oppfattet som sammenhengende. Tøystykket er utstilt i The Glore Psychiatric Museum. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Environmental stressors can cause schizophrenia – http://ow.ly/jY4YH – but can also be supported by Nidotherapy – http://ow.ly/jY53O

‘Nidotherapy (from the Latin ‘nidus’ or ‘nest’) aims at identifying the need for and making changes to a person’s environment and surroundings. It works alongside other treatments to make improvements to a person’s well being, housing, money management, personal relationships, work and other factors. The aim of nidotherapy is not to change the person (whereas other psychological therapies often aim to make changes in an individual’s behaviour, emotions and thinking) but to create a better ‘fit’ between the environment and the individual’. (Sampson and Chamberlain, 2013) …Read more here: http://ow.ly/jY7Ub

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