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The rise of the service user: Are some service users more equal than others?
(Lawrence and Wishart, 2008)
Our authorship of this article reflects our standpoints as a long term service user with bipolar disorder (SB), her carer (BB) and a social work practitioner turned educator (HG). During the course of SB's struggle with ...
The clinical governance of the soul: 'deep management' and the self-regulating subject in integrated community mental health teams
Health professionals have often been described as if they were in conflict with the new managerialist spirit in health care. However, because of their distributed and mobile sites of intervention, the work of community ...
Mental health communication between service users and professionals: Disseminating practice congruent research.
(Pier Professional, 2009-10-01)
This paper considers the demand for evidence based practice in mental health communication and describes how evidence from studies of health communication as well as recommendations from educational models, professional ...
'Like a friend going round': reducing the stigma attached to mental healthcare in rural communities
Traditionally, stigma is seen as something that is the fault of the mental health system, and that involves an individual suffering social disapprobation and reduced life chances as a result of having been given a diagnostic ...
Sociology and Nursing: role performance in a psychiatric setting
The role of sociology in nursing continues to cast new light on many aspects of health and illness. Over the last 20 years, nursing practice has seen sociological theory become a valuable clinical tool, both in the diagnosis ...