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Personality Disorders and Substance Misuse

Flynn, A and Taggart, Laurence (2012) Personality Disorders and Substance Misuse. In: Mental Health in Learning Disabilities: A Reader (4th edition). (Eds: Holt, G, Hardy, S and Bouras, N), Brighton, Pavilion., Brighton, pp. 43-56. ISBN 978-1-908066-22-0 [Book section]

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Mainstream mental health services have developed expertise in supporting people with personality disorders and/or substance misuse difficulties over many years. These are relatively new concepts in services for people with intellectual disabilities and this is reflected in the lack of research and practice guidance. However, this chapter attempts to draw on the available evidence and offer some guidance into these complex and challenging areas.

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute of Nursing and Health Research
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ID Code:17623
Deposited By: Dr Laurence Taggart
Deposited On:14 Aug 2012 10:17
Last Modified:14 Aug 2012 10:17

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