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Are acute inpatient mental health wards an appropriate treatment setting for people with anorexia nervosa?
Many people with anorexia nervosa end up as inpatients in acute units because there is a dearth of specialist provision. Nicola Wright and Sara Owen consider the role of specialist services in supporting mainstream units ...
The SESAMI evaluation of employment support in the UK: Background and baseline data
Aims: This study evaluates real world employment support for people with severe mental health problems in the UK. Given a policy context which promotes social inclusion and welfare to work, we wanted to find out about ...
SESAMI* study of employment support for people with severe mental health problems: 12-month outcomes
In the context of UK policy to promote employment for people with disability as a means to greater social inclusion, this study investigated how people with severe mental health problems fare in existing supported employment ...
Defining the needs of patients with intellectual disabilities in the high security psychiatric hospitals in England
Background Previous studies have suggested that a substantial proportion of the patients with intellectual disabilities (ID) in the high security psychiatric hospitals (HSPHs) should be transferred to more appropriate ...
Using needs assessments to understand continuing disability in patients with enduring mental illness. Implications for considerations of service development
Particular strengths of the MRC Needs for Care Assessment Schedule have been used to investigate the treatment status of patients with persistent psychiatric disability in ways that other needs assessment tools are unable ...
Selecting and monitoring living skills in forensic mental health care: Cross-border validation of the BEST-Index
Background: Assessment of living skills and violence risk in forensic psychiatric patients is a priority for clinicians. Suitably fine-grained instruments are rare. Aim: We cross-validate a norm-based psychometric assessment ...
Clinical psychology in psychiatric services: The magician's assistant?
Psychiatric services and biomedical concepts perform conjuring tricks that obscure the social and historical causes of distress. Clinical psychology and therapy can equally perpetuate this illusion. Are there alternative ...
UK's Mental Health Bill
Review of 'Handbook of medicine in psychiatry'
Reviews the book, Handbook of Medicine in Psychiatry, edited by Peter Manu, Raymond E. Suarez, and Barbara J. Barnett (see record 2006-02741-000). Psychiatrists often find that their knowledge and skills in physical ...