PSYUNIT4: Clinical- 'ACT' treatment (A01+2)

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'ACT'- Acceptance and commitment therapy

A01

  • Aims to inetrgrate people with sz back into society by trying to manage the external stressors.
  • Aids in trying to avoid individuals becoming homeless and being re-hospitalised.
  • Treatement is given to indviduals while they live in the community- either at home or in a sheltered accomodation.
  • Drop in centres are provided 24/7
  • Community nurses provide medication within health care centres or within the patients houses.
  • In this therapy, the ratio of staff to patients should be small.

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