Physical & mental health

Physical health problems and long-term conditions make mental health problems worse, and vice versa. We're finding ways to fix this by researching how these complex needs can be met together including setting up liaison psychiatry teams and integrating therapy with GP services.

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Kidney Research UK and Centre for Mental Health highlight the urgent need for improved mental health support for people with kidney disease
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Experiences of weight management among people with severe mental illness
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Experiences of smoking cessation support among people with severe mental illness
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We explore the challenges faced by commissioners, and how their views compare with staff on the ground
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Could the NHS better support people with persistent physical symptoms of illness in primary care?
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The coexistence of mental and physical health problems requires a whole-person approach to intervention. The best evidence points to the Collaborative Care model.
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A collaborative to support the physical health of people with a mental illness
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The cost to the health system and to wider society of mental health problems among people with physical illnesses is considerable.
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Parity of esteem is the principle by which mental health must be given equal priority to physical health. There are however many areas where parity of esteem has not yet been realised.
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Psychiatric liaison services provide mental health care to people being treated for physical health conditions in general hospitals.
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