Kari Kjønsberg

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BACKGROUND Collaboration between general practice and mental health care has been recognised as necessary to provide good quality healthcare services to people with mental health problems. Several studies indicate that collaboration often is poor, with the result that patient' needs for coordinated services are not sufficiently met, and that resources are(More)
A considerable amount of research on the treatment of young people suffering from serious mental illnesses states that good collaboration with relatives is essential for reducing relapse, improving recovery and enhancing quality of life for patients and relatives. The aim of this study was to explore and describe what facilitates active involvement for(More)
Objective To investigate parents' experiences of follow-up by general practitioners (GPs) of children with intellectual disabilities (ID) and comorbid behavioural and/or psychological problems. Design Qualitative study based on in-depth interviews with parents of children with ID and a broad range of accompanying health problems. Setting County centred(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate general practitioners' (GPs) experiences in managing patients with intellectual disabilities (ID) and mental and behavioural problems (MBP). DESIGN Qualitative study using in-depth interviews. SETTING General practice in Hedmark county, Norway. PARTICIPANTS 10 GPs were qualitatively interviewed about their professional(More)
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