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Delivering medical care for patients with serious mental illness or promoting a collaborative model of recovery?

  • Helen Lester (a1) and Linda Gask (a2)
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There is a tension between models of ‘recovery’, which are increasingly important in mental health policy and practice, and systematic models of care delivery based on the notion of ‘chronic illness'. A collaborative approach is central to the development of high-quality recovery-oriented mental healthcare.

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Professor Linda Gask, University of Manchester, Division of Primary Care, Rusholme Academic Unit, 1st floor, Rusholme Health Centre, Walmer Street, Manchester M14 5NP, UK. E-mail: Linda.Gask@manchester.ac.uk
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Delivering medical care for patients with serious mental illness or promoting a collaborative model of recovery?

  • Helen Lester (a1) and Linda Gask (a2)
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