Psychosis Relapse Prevention Worksheet

This worksheet is designed to assist individuals who are managing psychosis and aiming to prevent relapse. Relapse in psychosis can be challenging for both the individual and their support network. Understanding and managing early warning signs and triggers is crucial in preventing relapse. 

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

The foundation of this worksheet is rooted in two main theories: the stress-vulnerability model and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles. The stress-vulnerability model suggests that psychosis relapse can result from a combination of external stressors and personal vulnerability. Meanwhile, CBT principles help individuals recognize and challenge unhelpful thought patterns, reducing potential triggers’ impact. 

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

  1. This worksheet is designed to help you identify your unique triggers and early warning signs of psychosis. 
  2. By increasing your awareness and understanding of these factors, you can take proactive steps to manage your mental health. 
  3. The worksheet also encourages the development of coping strategies and a personalized action plan for dealing with stressors. 

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

Start by reflecting on your experiences and feelings in a quiet and comfortable space. Be honest with yourself as you answer each question. This worksheet can be revisited regularly to update your responses as your understanding of your condition evolves. It is recommended to use this worksheet with your therapist. 

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