Chris D. Lloyd

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OBJECTIVES Recovery is an emerging movement in mental health. Evidence for recovery-based approaches is not well developed and approaches to implement recovery-oriented services are not well articulated. The collaborative recovery model (CRM) is presented as a model that assists clinicians to use evidence-based skills with consumers, in a manner consistent(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine whether subjective dimensions of recovery such as empowerment are associated with self-report of more objective indicators such as level of participation in the community and income from employment. A secondary aim was to investigate the extent to which diagnosis or other consumer characteristics mediated any(More)
Aim: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are a leading cause of work-related disability. This investigation explored the impact of MSD comorbid with depression and anxiety disorders, on labor force activity. Methods: The Australian Bureau of Statistics provided confidentialized data files collected from a household sample of 37,580 people. MSD, affective, and(More)
Evidence-based practice has become the dominant paradigm in the delivery of rehabilitation programme. However, occupational therapists in Australia and New Zealand have been slow in making the transition to become evidence-based practitioners. Collaboration between the university/tertiary institute and clinical setting is one way that clinicians can be(More)
This study investigated the extent to which occupational therapists and social workers employed in Australian mental health settings are affected by burnout. Questionnaires were sent to occupational therapists and social workers who had indicated that they were interested in participating in the study. An overall response rate of 76.6% (n = 304) was(More)
OBJECTIVES Comparatively few people with severe mental illness are employed despite evidence that many people within this group wish to obtain, can obtain and sustain employment, and that employment can contribute to recovery. This investigation aimed to: (i) describe the current policy and service environment within which people with severe mental illness(More)
Two samples of first year medical students were studied, one in Houston, Texas, the other in Edinburgh, Scotland. Personality, measured on entry, and social support, measured prior to first year examinations, were used to predict scores at the latter time on anxiety self-ratings, depression self-ratings and the General Health Questionnaire. At both centres(More)
At a population level, the extent that labour market conditions influence labour force activity among people with psychiatric disorders, remains equivocal. Similarly equivocal is the hypothesised relationship between economic conditions and the reported prevalence of specific psychiatric disorders. We investigated these issues by examining the extent that(More)
AIM   To assess the reliability of the components of a proposed composite measure of social inclusion for people with psychiatric disabilities. METHOD   The interview covered sociodemographics, domain-specific socially valued role functioning, social support, stigma experiences, integration within the immediate psychosocial rehabilitation community, and(More)
BACKGROUND   The physical demands of work have a substantial impact on the incidence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Depression is often associated with work-related injuries and may influence a person's success or otherwise return to work. There is pressure for occupational rehabilitation providers to produce good return-to-work outcomes in a(More)