Positiv psykiatri

Translated title of the contribution: Positive psychiatry

Nina Timmerby, Stephen Austin, Per Bech

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Abstract

Positive psychiatry (PP) is a field within psychiatry with a particular focus on promoting well-being in people who already have or are at high risk of developing mental or physical illness. PP should be considered a supplement to trad-tional psychiatry and a call for therapists in psychiatry to focus on the person as a whole rather than just as a patient. PP is in line with current national and international health policy focus on promoting positive mental health.

Translated title of the contributionPositive psychiatry
Original languageDanish
Article numberV09150759
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume178
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)2-5
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 8. Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes

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