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Achieving better health for people with intellectual disability: the power of policy

Sheehan, R; Lunsky, Y; Hassiotis, A; (2018) Achieving better health for people with intellectual disability: the power of policy. BJPsych Open , 4 (2) pp. 47-48. 10.1192/bjo.2017.9. Green open access

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Abstract

People with intellectual disability have high mental and physical healthcare needs, which must be addressed on individual, local and national levels. Policy interventions informed by research and stakeholder views and extending beyond a focus on health are needed to reduce inequities in this group.

Type: Article
Title: Achieving better health for people with intellectual disability: the power of policy
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1192/bjo.2017.9
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2017.9
Language: English
Additional information: © The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2018. This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/), which permits noncommercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is unaltered and is properly cited. The written permission of Cambridge University Press must be obtained for commercial re-use or in order to create a derivative work.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Division of Psychiatry
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10048944
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