Chapter 32. Social Interventions for Psychosis

  1. Craig Morgan and
  2. Dinesh Bhugra
  1. David Kingdon1,
  2. Yoshihiro Kinoshita1 and
  3. Stefan Gleeson2

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch32

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kingdon, D., Kinoshita, Y. and Gleeson, S. (2010) Social Interventions for Psychosis, in Principles of Social Psychiatry, Second Edition (eds C. Morgan and D. Bhugra), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470684214.ch32

Editor Information

  1. NIH Biomedical Research Centre and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

  2. 2

    Hampshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust, Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697139

Online ISBN: 9780470684214



  • social interventions for psychosis;
  • social intervention - and specific interventions for psychosis;
  • psychological interventions - specific form of social intervention, and relationship with therapist;
  • availability and quality of accommodation - issues for people with psychosis, areas of intervention;
  • what they do with themselves in the day - for socialization, self-esteem and financial situation;
  • day care, variety of forms - involving day centre, where patients come for a range of activities;
  • debts, common in those with psychosis - interventions, raising income levels including welfare benefit systems;
  • social interventions in psychosis - current trends;
  • social inclusion agenda implications - for mental health services;
  • social interventions, key and neglected component of mental health services


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evidence

  • Areas of Intervention

  • Meaningful Activity

  • Financial Support

  • Relationships

  • Social Interventions in Psychosis: Current Trends

  • Summary

  • References