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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 ...
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 ...