Alison McKinlay

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Alison is a chartered psychologist and postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. Her PhD was on illness perceptions in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. More recently, she has been researching self-presentation, identity and stigma in neurological conditions.


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Depression in later life: healthcare professionals’ views about referrals and management


Alison McKinlay summarises a literature review of qualitative research exploring healthcare professionals’ views of depression in later life, which highlights the quandaries faced by healthcare professionals in primary care, particularly in areas where funding and access to services are limited.

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