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An overview of the mental health system in Gaza: An assessment using the World Health Organization's Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS)
BACKGROUND: Mental health system reform is urgently needed in Gaza to respond to increasing mental health consequences of conflict. Evidence from mental health systems research is needed to inform decision-making. We aimed ...
Mobile phone text message reminders: Measuring preferences of people with antipsychotic medication
UNLABELLED: Mobile technology use, including Short Messaging Service (SMS) text messaging, has increased in health care services. Preferences regarding the type or timing of text messages sent by healthcare providers to ...
Feedback on SMS reminders to encourage adherence among patients taking antipsychotic medication: A cross-sectional survey nested within a randomised trial
OBJECTIVES: To explore feedback on tailored SMS reminders to encourage medication adherence and outpatient treatment among patients taking antipsychotic medication, and associations related to the feedback.
The role of national policies and mental health care systems in the development of community care and community support: An international analysis
BACKGROUND: The development of adequate community support of persons with severe mental health problems is an ongoing effort. National policies and national health and social care systems play an important role in the ...
Qualitative study investigating the commissioning process for older people's services provided by third sector organisations: SOPRANO study protocol
INTRODUCTION: The commissioning of third sector services for older people may influence the quality, availability and coordination of services for older people. The SOPRANO study aims to understand the relationships between ...
Psychiatrists' access to electronic laboratory results
Aims and method A completed audit cycle, consisting of email surveys of all psychiatrists and a review of acute trust information technology registers was undertaken in Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, to assess ...
Principles of service provision in old age psychiatry
The past decade has seen considerable changes in the shape of mental health services for older people. This has sometimes been so radical as to include the disappearance of the service as a separate entity, and yet this ...
Predictors of progression from high to medium secure services for personality-disordered patients
A significant number of inpatients in English high secure hospitals are detained under the Mental Health Act of 2007 with a diagnosis of personality disorder. The main route of discharge for these patients is via medium-security ...
Managing madness, murderers and paedophiles: Understanding change in the field of English forensic psychiatry
This paper discusses changes occurring in the field of English forensic psychiatry which appear to be linked to feelings of discomfort amongst medical professionals who manage care in such settings. These changes are neither ...
Difficulties in the pathway from high to medium secure services for personality-disordered patients
Personality-disordered patients detained in high secure psychiatric hospitals appear to experience difficulties progressing to medium secure services. Accordingly, this study sought to explore the problems encountered in ...