Journal article

Beyond psychiatry: motivations for considering an Australian wellbeing program within Malaysian health services

Umi Adzlin Silim, Aida Farhana Suhaimi, Gaye Moore, Brigid Ryan, David J Castle

AUSTRALASIAN PSYCHIATRY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To explore the relevance and adaptability of the Optimal Health Program for mental and primary healthcare providers in Malaysia. METHODS: Evaluate stakeholder engagement and training programme for psychiatrists, family medicine specialists, public health specialists, physicians, clinical psychologists, counsellors, and representatives from a patient support group. Evaluate the programme for applicability, as well as participant's knowledge and confidence in using key components. RESULTS: The training was very well received in terms of content, training materials and facilitation style. Development of culturally specific materials will be needed. Improvement in the self-rating mea..

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