Mental well-being: An important outcome for mental health services?

Angharad De Cates*, Saverio Stranges, Amy Blake, Scott Weich

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Mental well-being is being used as an outcome measure in mental health services. The recent Chief Medical Officer's (CMO's) report raised questions about mental well-being in people with mental illness, including how to measure it. We discuss whether mental well-being has prognostic significance or other utility in this context.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-197
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2015


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