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Social psychiatry, therapy and provision of mental health care

This is a broad section which covers general aspects of mental healthcare. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, internet in psychological research, behavior surveillance, epidemiology, psychiatric rehabilitation, health behavior, community mental health, work and mental health, occupational psychiatry and psychosocial risk factors. Epidemiology, assessment, and treatment/rehabilitation issues related to specific disorders covered by other sections are dealt with in the disorder specific sections.

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  1. Peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak) is a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality, but is inadequately described in patients with schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to evaluate trea...

    Authors: Jørn Heggelund, Jan Hoff, Jan Helgerud, Geir E Nilsberg and Gunnar Morken

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:188

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Emerging evidence indicates an association between mental illness and poor quality of physical health care. To test this, we compared mental health clients (MHCs) with non-MHCs on potentially preventable hospi...

    Authors: Qun Mai, C D'Arcy J Holman, Frank M Sanfilippo and Jonathan D Emery

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:163

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is widely regarded as an effective treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), but access to CBT therapists is limited. Internet-based CBT (ICBT) with therapist support ...

    Authors: Erik Andersson, Brjánn Ljótsson, Erik Hedman, Viktor Kaldo, Björn Paxling, Gerhard Andersson, Nils Lindefors and Christian Rück

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:125

    Content type: Research article

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