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Strengths and protective factors in person-centered integrative diagnosis.

Janet Wallcraft, Elena Gayvoronskaya, Ihsan M. Salloum

Abstract


Mental health problems are a global issue and solutions need to fit a wide range of cultures and economic situations. This is challenging for the Western-oriented model of medical diagnosis and expensive, hospital-based treatment. In Western countries, the model is moving towards community-oriented support, based on a recovery and wellness model, with more emphasis on prevention and mental health promotion work, provided by multidisciplinary teams.


Keywords


Assessment, diagnosis, person-centered integrative diagnosis, protective factors, psychiatry, recovery, strengths, well being

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5750/ijpcm.v2i2.215

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