Discuss the advantages of group therapy.
Discuss the nurse’s role in working with groups.
1. Mary, a student nurse, is studying for an upcoming examination in her psychiatric–mental health nursing class. Mary is reviewing group psychiatric therapy and made some practice test questions on this topic. Help Mary study by answering the following questions.
(Learning Objectives: 7, 10)
a. Why does group therapy benefit clients with a psychiatric diagnosis?
- How can the psychiatric nurse best facilitate a community support group?