Journal article

Moving from "let's fix them" to "actually listen": the development of a primary care intervention for mental-physical multimorbidity

Kylie J McKenzie, Susan L Fletcher, David Pierce, Jane M Gunn

BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH | BMC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Effective person-centred interventions are needed to support people living with mental-physical multimorbidity to achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes. Depression is identified as the most common mental health condition co-occurring with a physical health condition and is the focus of this intervention development study. The aim of this study is to identify the key components needed for an effective intervention based on a clear theoretical foundation, consideration of how motivational interviewing can inform the intervention, clinical guidelines to date, and the insights of primary care nurses. METHODS: A multimethod approach to intervention development involving review ..

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