Affective Disorders Inpatient Unit
The Mood Disorders Inpatient Unit at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is devoted to treating acutely ill adult patients with mood disorders. During their stay, patients receive psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic treatment to help them recover and prepare for their transition back to community life.
The Mood Disorders Inpatient Unit offers patients individualized attention to achieve the best possible outcomes. Customized treatment plans are developed based on each patient’s unique needs, and patients are encouraged to play an active role in their treatment. To best help patients achieve their treatment goals, the unit offers the following services:
- Psycho-pharmacologic treatment
- Mood disorder-focused cognitive behavioral therapy group sessions
- Psycho-educational group sessions regarding illness and coping strategies
- Discharge planning to assist patients and their families to develop transition plans to outpatient providers and groups
- Weekly family and significant other support group
- Access to all other specialists and medical and support services at Rush, including occupational therapy and spiritual support
All aspects of care are provided by a collaborative team of mental health experts with specialized expertise in mood disorders, including a psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker and psychiatric nurses.
- William Scheftner, MD, medical director
- Jeannie Dixon, RN, DNP, NE-BC, unit director
- Carrie Pike, RN-BC, assistant unit director
Johnston R. Bowman Health Center
710 S. Paulina St., 8 South JRB
Chicago, IL 60612
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