A qualitative analysis of relatives’, health professionals’ and service users’ views on the involvement in care of relatives in Bipolar Disorder

@inproceedings{Chatzidamianos2015AQA,
  title={A qualitative analysis of relatives’, health professionals’ and service users’ views on the involvement in care of relatives in Bipolar Disorder},
  author={Gerasimos Chatzidamianos and Fiona Lobban and Steven H Jones},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Relatives of people with bipolar disorder report that services do not meet their own needs, despite clinical recommendations for the development of care plans for relatives, provision of information regarding their statutory entitlements, and formal involvement in decision making meetings. Further, there is now conclusive evidence highlighting the benefits of relatives' involvement in improving outcomes for service users, relatives, and the health system as a whole. This qualitative… CONTINUE READING