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New Intervention to Improve Wellbeing in People with Psychiatric Problems

(4/21/2014)

A New Intervention to Improve Well-Being in People with Psychiatric Disorders
Medical News Today
April 15, 2014

The benefits of incorporating approaches from positive psychology into existing understandings of mental health problems have recently been promoted by several policy development in UK. However, the research in this area is still very limited. The aim of the study was to develop the evidence for a brief intervention that targets goal-setting and planning skills (GAP) to improve well-being. According to the authors, the findings support the value to users of mental health services of interventions that are not symptom focused, but rather focused on enhancing positive aspects of people's experience.

For the full article, click here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275515.php


Keywords: new, intervention, improve, wellbeing, well, being, people, psychiatric, disorders, positive, psychology



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