Thesis / Dissertation

Mental-physical multimorbidity, motivational interviewing and the mechanisms of collaborative care: A multimethod examination

Kylie Jane McKenzie, Jane Gunn (ed.)

Published : 2021

Abstract

Multimorbidity, or the presence of more than one long-term condition in the one person, is a major issue in health care in Australia and internationally. Multimorbidity impacts on people’s quality of life and increases the cost of providing health care, and this is especially true for people living with mental-physical multimorbidity. Lack of integrated care is compounded by single disease guidelines not meeting the needs of many of the people living with multimorbidity or the clinicians who support them. Interventions to support people living with multimorbidity to achieve better health and well-being are needed. Expert consensus guidelines recommend that interventions are person-centred, f..

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