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An ecosystems approach to mental health services research

  • Mary Anne Furst (a1), Nasser Bagheri (a1) and Luis Salvador-Carulla (a1)

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Mental health ecosystems research is an emerging discipline which takes a whole-systems approach to mental healthcare, facilitating analysis of the complex environment and context of mental health systems, and translation of this knowledge into policy and practice. Evidence from the local context is needed in the analysis of complex interventions and of geographic variations in the outcomes of care. Technical tools and support have been developed to gather and interpret evidence from the local context and translate it in a meaningful and relevant manner for planners and policy makers to guide their decision-making.

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An ecosystems approach to mental health services research

  • Mary Anne Furst (a1), Nasser Bagheri (a1) and Luis Salvador-Carulla (a1)

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  • Mary Anne Furst (a1), Nasser Bagheri (a1) and Luis Salvador-Carulla (a1)
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