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Physical health and dual diagnosis

Debbie Robson (Medication Management and Psychosocial Interventions, King's College London)
Sarah Keen (Health Services and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust)
Pia Mauro (College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, USA)

Advances in Dual Diagnosis

ISSN: 1757-0972

Article publication date: 1 August 2008

Abstract

The physical health of people with mental illness may be neglected for a variety of reasons. This paper looks at the common physical health problems experienced by people with a dual diagnosis of substance misuse and serious mental illness, and suggests ways of assessing and managing them.

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Robson, D., Keen, S. and Mauro, P. (2008), "Physical health and dual diagnosis", Advances in Dual Diagnosis, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 27-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/17570972200800006

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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