This group 15 intended to provide education concerning psychiatrie iIInesses, patient and staff roles in the active treatment process, and malntenance of mental health, Symptoms of psychlatrlc disorders may be viewed as handicaps that impede independent functioning. Using brief hospitallzation as the beglnning of rehabilitation, patients can learn to compensate for many temporary or permanent Iimltations, in order to resume major Iife activlties while pursuing iong range treatment on an outpatient basls,
Patient wiU be able tOI
A. Identify symptoms associated with his/her psychiatrie disorder.