A. Manic Depressives (M-D) expects support and understanding from significant other (S.O.).
B. S.O. expects respect from M-D and for M-D to take responsibility for actions.
II. Program design
- Teaching the S.O. the signs and symptoms and appropriate support techniques for m-d cycling.
- Teaching the M-D how to be respectful of s.o. and consider their feelings as well as help them to learn to take responsibility for their actions.
III. Program specification (example)
- Signs and Symptoms of a Manic
- Bad reaction to normal things
- Nervous behavior