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Multimorbidity and mental health: can psychiatry rise to the challenge?

Langan, J., Mercer, S.W., and Smith, D.J. (2013) Multimorbidity and mental health: can psychiatry rise to the challenge? British Journal of Psychiatry, 202 (6). pp. 391-393. ISSN 0007-1250 (doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.112.123943)

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Abstract

Multimorbidity - the co-occurrence of two or more long-term conditions within an individual - is highly relevant to psychiatry. Changes to training and a more integrated model of psychiatric and physical healthcare are needed in the future if we are to improve the long-term health of our patients.

Item Type:Article (Editorial)
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Smith, Dr Daniel and Mercer, Prof Stewart and Langan-Martin, Dr Julie
Authors: Langan, J., Mercer, S.W., and Smith, D.J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > General Practice and Primary Care
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > Mental Health and Wellbeing
Journal Name:British Journal of Psychiatry
Publisher:Royal College of Psychiatrists
ISSN:0007-1250

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