An ecosystems approach to mental health services research

Peer reviewed: Yes Authors: Furst, Mary Anne and Bagheri, Nasser and Salvador-Carulla, Luis} Publication: BJPsych International Year: 2020 DOI: Method: Descriptive summary of mental health ecosystems methods. Message: Mental health ecosystems research is an emerging discipline which takes a whole-systems approach to mental healthcare, facilitating analysis of the complex environment and context of mental health systems, and translation of this knowledge into policy and practice. Evidence from the local context is needed in the analysis of complex interventions and of geographic variations in the outcomes of care.

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