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Service innovations: developing a specialised (tertiary) service for the treatment of affective disorders

  • Suzy Ker (a1) and Ian Anderson (a2)
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Although the majority of people with mental health problems have their treatment needs met within local services, the Department of Health's Specialised Service National Definition Set (Department of Health, 2002) outlines areas that are thought to require specialised services. Complex and/or treatment-resistant disorders (including severe and/or complex affective disorders) are one of ten mental health areas identified.

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Service innovations: developing a specialised (tertiary) service for the treatment of affective disorders

  • Suzy Ker (a1) and Ian Anderson (a2)
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