[Research in social psychiatry - addressing future challenges of health- and social systems].

@article{RiedelHeller2009ResearchIS,
  title={[Research in social psychiatry - addressing future challenges of health- and social systems].},
  author={Steffi G Riedel-Heller},
  journal={Neuropsychiatrie : Klinik, Diagnostik, Therapie und Rehabilitation : Organ der Gesellschaft Osterreichischer Nervenarzte und Psychiater},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          249-52
        }
}
Demographic change, limited financial resources and increasing social exclusion of individuals suffering chronic illness are major challenges for health and social systems in general and for psychiatry in particular. The paper analyses to what extent social psychiatric research currently addresses this challenges. Future perspectives are discussed, exploring the relationship of clinical neuroscience and social psychiatry.