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On the Front-Line: Teachers as Active Observers of Pupils' Mental Health.
Abstract There is a growing expectation that schoolteachers should not only act as educators by delivering the national curriculum, but also be more involved as tier one mental health professionals.Expand
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Making decisions for people with dementia who lack capacity: qualitative study of family carers in UK
Objective To identify common difficult decisions made by family carers on behalf of people with dementia, and facilitators of and barriers to such decisions, in order to produce information forExpand
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Pathways to care for patients with a first episode of psychosis. A comparison of ethnic groups.
BACKGROUND It is reported that patients from ethnic minority groups, in particular Afro-Caribbeans, are more likely to enter less desirable pathways to psychiatric care. We aimed to determine whetherExpand
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Challenges to sanctuary: the clergy as a resource for mental health care in the community.
The transfer of psychiatric care from the institution to the community has presented community structures including faith-based organisations (FBOs) with an additional burden of care. In recent yearsExpand
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Incidence of psychotic illness in London: comparison of ethnic groups
Abstract Objective: To compare annual incidences of20psychosis in people from different ethnic groups as defined in the 1991 census. Setting: Catchment area of district psychiatric20hospital. DesignExpand
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How clients with religious or spiritual beliefs experience psychological help-seeking and therapy: A qualitative study†
This qualitative study explores the process of help-seeking and therapy among clients with religious or spiritual beliefs. Ten clients who were currently in, or had recently finished, therapy wereExpand
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Ethnicity and outcome of psychosis.
BACKGROUND An excess of psychotic illness in Black people has been found in cross-sectional studies. Little is known about the outcome of psychosis in different ethnic groups in the UK. AIMS ToExpand
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Khat use and mental illness: a critical review.
Khat has been used as a stimulant plant in many parts of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula for centuries. Its current use among particular migrant communities in Europe and elsewhere has caused alarmExpand
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A randomized controlled trial of a brief intervention for families of patients with a first episode of psychosis.
BACKGROUND Carers' satisfaction with psychiatric services related to information and advice is generally poor. This may be particularly true for services trying to meet the needs of ethnicallyExpand
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Setting the bar: athletes and vulnerability to mental illness.
  • L. Hughes, G. Leavey
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
  • 1 February 2012
Whereas physical sport activity is generally considered a health benefit, extreme exercise may be harmful. Of particular concern in this regard is the considerable variation between doctors in theExpand
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