Nidotherapy is a treatment approach founded in the UK by Peter Tyrer. It employs systematic assessment and modification of a patientâ€™s environment to minimize the impact of a mental disorder on the patient himself and the society he lives in. The patientâ€™s wishes, opinions and lifestyle are understood, and all environmental factors are adjusted to make them fit him the best. Though a recent Cochrane review concluded that further research is needed into the possible benefits of nidotherapy, some evidence has emerged to support its efficacy.
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