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

  • Julie Langan (a1), Stewart W. Mercer (a1) and Daniel J. Smith (a1)
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Multimorbidity - the co-occurrence of two or more long-term conditions in 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.

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Daniel J. Smith, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, 1055 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0XH, UK. Email: daniel.smith@glasgow.ac.uk
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Multimorbidity and mental health: can psychiatry rise to the challenge?

  • Julie Langan (a1), Stewart W. Mercer (a1) and Daniel J. Smith (a1)
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