Needs of carers of people with long-term mental illness in Mid Glamorgan

David Cohen, Lisa Thomas
1996 Psychiatric bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists  
In recent years, the care of people with long-term and persistent mental illness has been shifting from institutional to community care with a consequent increase in the use of informal carers. Given that both professionals and carers are human resources contributing to the health and well-being of patients, it is surprising that so little research on the needs of carers or means to improve their effectiveness has been undertaken.
doi:10.1192/pb.20.3.131 fatcat:n7n6rhghqfgi5dz6om7uduqnxy