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The care of older people with dementia and other mental disorders when they are admitted to General Hospitals: learning from a network of Mental Health Liaison teams
(The Journal of the Institute of Ageing and Health (West Midlands)., 2012)
Mental Health Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland
(Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, 2014-04)
It is well documented that people from Black and minority ethnic communities experience severe inequalities in our mental health services. Leicester is one of England’s most culturally diverse cities with approximately 50% ...
Measuring diversity: Improving access and outcomes in mental health for LGBT people.
This presentation details a two-year collaborative project between De Montfort University Leicester and Leicestershire Partnership Trust to set up an Open Mind project for LGBT people. The project is one of only two of its ...
The role of noise in clinical environments with particular reference to mental health care: A narrative review
Background There is a large literature suggesting that noise can be detrimental to health and numerous policy documents have promoted noise abatement in clinical settings. Objectives This paper documents the role of ...
Guest editorial: Madness and literature
(Emerald Insight, 2011)
In August 2010, the Institute of Mental Health hosted the 1st International Health Humanities Conference: Madness & Literature, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK. The conference was attended by a range ...
Digital Health Humanities
In this chapter we will examine the newly emerging health humanities and the opportunities these afford for explorations of patterns of language and culture, and novel examinations of the context and culture of health and ...
Mental Health and the Media: From Illness to Wellbeing
The media are a main source of information about mental health for many people and an ever-growing body of literature is evaluating their coverage of the topic. To help keep track of such research, several comprehensive ...
Mental health and LGBT people: Evidence into action.
(De Montfort University and Leicestershire Partnership Trust, 2015-04-29)
A Joint meeting took place between Leicestershire Partnership Trust and De Montfort University to discuss LGBT mental health. Just six months previously, a gay man and his friend had been set on fire while sitting in a ...
Resilience in children and young people with intellectual disabilities: a review of literature
Purpose: Building the resilience of children with intellectual disabilities (ChID) can help reduce the personal, social and economic costs associated with mental ill health among such children. The aim of this paper is ...
A qualitative exploration of how adopted children and their parents conceptualise mental health difficulties.
Adopted children tend to have high levels of emotional, behavioural and developmental need and are more likely to present to a range of services, including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Although ...