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Skills for person-centred care: Health Professionals Supporting Chronic Condition Prevention and Self-Management
(Ashgate Publishing, 2009)
With the growing burden of chronic conditions, and the sheer volume of expected demand for health services over the coming decades, it will become increasingly important for health service providers to work smarter and ...
The mental health expert patient: findings from a pilot study of a generic chronic condition self-management programme for people with mental illness
(SAGE Publications, 2007)
Background Less than optimal outcomes and escalating costs for chronic conditions including mental illness have prompted calls for innovative approaches to chronic illness management. Aims This study aimed to test the ...
Tobacco control policies, social inequality and mental health populations: time for a comprehensive treatment response
(SAGE Publications, 2008)
A recent report conducted by Access Economics for SANE Australia has comprehensively reviewed the economic costs of smoking for Australian smokers with mental illness and found that the financial cost to these smokers is ...
Smoking bans in psychiatric inpatient settings? a review of the research
(SAGE Publications, 2005)
Objective: This article reviews the findings from 26 international studies that report on the effectiveness of smoking bans in inpatient psychiatric settings. The principle aim is to identify which processes contribute to ...
GPs and problem gambling: can they help with identification and early intervention?
BACKGROUND General Practitioners (GPs) are well placed to identify problem gamblers and provide early intervention. To date there is no evidence to suggest that GP’s are routinely screening patients for potential gambling ...
The Needs of Strangers: Understanding Determinants of Mental Health.
(Social Alternatives, 2008)
This article explores the social determinants of mental illness in order to stimulate debate and advocate for improved services, and greater understanding and acceptance for people with serious mental illness in their ...