Journal article

Challenges to relapse prevention: psychiatric care of indigenous in-patients

6 Apr 2009
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Partnerships between Aboriginal Mental Health Workers and non-Indigenous health professionals can assist in provision of culturally appropriate in-patient care and promotion of self-management and relapse prevention strategies.

Relapse is one of the major contributing factors to the high burden of disability of mental illness. Strategies for relapse prevention are needed. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to be over-represented in mental health care nationwide. Partnerships between Aboriginal Mental Health Workers (AMHWs) and non-Indigenous health professionals can assist in provision of culturally appropriate in-patient care and promotion of self-management and relapse prevention strategies.

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2009
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