Affiliation: University of Western Australia
- Behavioural interventions to reduce the risk of physical illness in persons living with mental illnessVivien Kemp
Community Culture and Mental Health Unit, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Curr Opin Psychiatry 22:194-9. 2009..As many factors contribute to the very poor physical health of people living with mental illness and as there are no 'quick fix' remedies, strategies to improve physical health need to be sustainable on a system-wide basis...
- Challenges faced by mental health peer support workers: peer support from the peer supporter's point of viewVivien Kemp
School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia
Psychiatr Rehabil J 35:337-40. 2012..This study aimed to identify the various challenges encountered by peer support workers in Western Australia in the course of their work and to identify possible solutions to those challenges...
- Use of 'chronic disease self-management strategies' in mental healthcareVivien Kemp
Community Culture and Mental Health Unit, University of Western Australia, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Fremantle, Australia
Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:144-8. 2011..Although recognized widely by other medical disciplines, it is beginning to have an impact on psychiatric practice; therefore, a review of how the CDSM approach is implemented in psychiatry is timely...
- Australian consumer perceptions of peer supportAnthony R Henderson
School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Fremantle, Australia
Asia Pac Psychiatry 5:152-6. 2013..The purpose of the present study was to identify how consumers of mental health services in Western Australia viewed the impact that peer support workers had on their life...