Waiting for the verdict: service user experiences of Mental Health Act assessment

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Elena Opie considers a qualitative study exploring the experiences of vulnerable individuals being assessed under the Mental Health Act.

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“I’m not into labels”: clinician and service user perspectives on ‘personality disorder’

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Siobhan D’Almeida explores a qualitative study of the label of personality disorder from the perspectives of people with lived experience and occupational experience.

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‘Mixed Emotions’: unpacking the emotional labour of service user involvement in mental health research

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In her debut blog, Siobhan D’Almeida summarises a qualitative exploration of the emotional labour of service user involvement in mental health research.

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Qualitative co-production: involving people with lived experience in co-analysis of qualitative data

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In her debut blog, Nia Coupe summarises a recent study on how people with lived experience can be involved in the analysis of qualitative research data.

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‘The Expert’ and ‘The Patient’: analysing Parliamentary debates on the 2007 Mental Health Act

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Alison Faulkner writes about a discourse analysis of the House of Commons’ debates regarding the 2007 Mental Health Act, which is very relevant to the current White Paper consultation on the Reform of the Mental Health Act.

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