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GPs must provide more psychological treatments, Welsh report says

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 06 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:770

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  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    A new mental health strategy for Wales, designed to improve services at all levels, has been launched by the Welsh Assembly.

    The strategy, whose aims include tailoring treatment to individual needs and removing the stigma surrounding mental illness, says that GPs need to be aware of the range of services and the way to access them.

    “This strategy presents an opportunity to fundamentally change the day-to-day experience of people with mental health problems who are living in Wales. By addressing the stigma …

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