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Age discrimination

01 September 2006

Mental Health Practice

Interact

Dear Editor, The newly published Depression Report noted in MHP (9, 10, 5) has reinforced age discrimination in mental health care for older adults. It has implied...

Latent age discrimination in mental health care

01 March 2005

Mental Health Practice

General

The assumption, that appears to be a common one, that old age mental health is only about dementia perpetuates the invisibility of those with other severe and...

Mental health and functional mental disorder in older adults

01 October 2006

Nursing Older People

Gerontological care and practice

The available literature on mental health and older people tends to focus on dementia rather than functional illness, despite the greater prevalence of the latter....

Caring for people with dementia in non-specialist settings

09 July 2009

Nursing Older People

Feature

This article provides a selective review and discussion of the literature focusing on educational issues for adult health nurses caring for people with dementia in...

Supporting veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

07 November 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

The very nature of working in conflict zones makes former soldiers vulnerable to symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The culture of the military can...

Evaluation of a mental health service based on the principles of recovery

10 March 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

The authors report on a service evaluation of blueSCI, a social inclusion and cultural wellbeing service in the north west of England. It is a not-for-profit social...

Excluded from the social inclusion agenda: one person’s story

01 April 2008

Mental Health Practice

General

Social inclusion is high on the government’s agenda. The Social Exclusion Unit’s action plan (Department of Health (DH) 2006) focused on people who have severe and...

Evaluation of the Good Life Festival: a model for co-produced dementia events

05 March 2018

Mental Health Practice

Evidence & practice

This article presents an evaluation of the Good Life Festival, an event co-produced by people living with dementia, Salford University Dementia Institute,...