Difficulties implementing a mental health guideline: an exploratory investigation using psychological theory

@article{Michie2007DifficultiesIA,
  title={Difficulties implementing a mental health guideline: an exploratory investigation using psychological theory},
  author={Susan Michie and Stephen Pilling and Philippa A Garety and Paula M Whitty and Martin Paul Eccles and Marie Johnston and Jemma Simmons},
  journal={Implementation Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={8 - 8}
}
BACKGROUND Evaluations of interventions to improve implementation of guidelines have failed to produce a clear pattern of results favouring a particular method. While implementation depends on clinicians and managers changing a variety of behaviours, psychological theories of behaviour and behaviour change are seldom used to try to understand difficulties in implementation or to develop interventions to overcome them. OBJECTIVES This study applied psychological theory to examine explanations… CONTINUE READING