publication . Thesis . 2017

Practice to Policy: Clinical psychologists' experiences of macro-level work

Browne, N.;
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  • Published: 09 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: UCL (University College London)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Many clinical psychologists are venturing beyond their traditional therapeutic roles to undertake macro-level work, engaging with social change, policy and public health. However, no research has systematically examined clinical psychologists’ roles in policy work and the implications for the profession. Part 1 of the thesis is a literature review of one area of macro-level policy aimed at improving the social determinants of mental health. It reviews nine intervention studies of housing improvement policy initiatives in the UK and their impact on mental health. Overall, study quality was moderate. There was limited evidence that such interventions improved ment...
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free text keywords: clincial psychology, clinical psychologists, psychologists, policy, social policy, macro-level, macro, social change, housing, housing interventions, mental health, housing improvements, policy inititives, professional psychology
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