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Suicide risk in informal carers of people living with dementia
With an ageing population comes an increasing risk of illnesses such as dementia and a growing need for care. There are 670,000 informal, unpaid carers in the UK, reducing costs for health and social care services but ...
Transition and Social networks
School leavers with learning disabilities often face difficulties in making a smooth transition from school to college, employment or more broadly, to adult life. The transition phase is traumatic for the young person ...
The population of United Kingdom is diverse and complex in terms of ethnicity, culture, language and religion. The increase in ethnic diversity is also apparent in the population of children and young people with learning ...
Exploring Barriers to South Asian Help-Seeking for Eating Disorders
(Mental Health Review Journal, 2017)
Purpose Referrals to specialist eating disorder services from the South Asian (SA) community are under-represented, despite research suggesting that disordered eating attitudes and behaviours of SA people are similar to ...
Mental Health Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland
(Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, 2014-04)
It is well documented that people from Black and minority ethnic communities experience severe inequalities in our mental health services. Leicester is one of England’s most culturally diverse cities with approximately 50% ...
Embedding shared decision-making in the care of patients with severe and enduring mental health problems: the EQUIP pragmatic cluster randomised trial
(PLOS ONE, 2018-08-22)
Background Severe mental illness is a major driver of worldwide disease burden. Shared decision-making is critical for high quality care, and can enhance patient satisfaction and outcomes. However, it has not been ...