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Wake-up call for British psychiatry.

Abstract:

The recent drive within the UK National Health Service to improve psychosocial care for people with mental illness is both understandable and welcome: evidence-based psychological and social interventions are extremely important in managing psychiatric illness. Nevertheless, the accompanying downgrading of medical aspects of care has resulted in services that often are better suited to offering non-specific psychosocial support, rather than thorough, broad-based diagnostic assessment leading ...

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10.1192/bjp.bp.108.053561

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Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
193
Issue:
1
Pages:
6-9
Publication date:
2008-07-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:dd3bac0e-e320-45a0-8964-30868064eac0
Source identifiers:
139227
Local pid:
pubs:139227

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