Improving access to psychological therapies and older people: Findings from the Eastern Region

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To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2014.03.008 Byline: A. Matthew Prina, Riccardo E. Marioni, Geoffrey C. Hammond, Peter B. Jones, Carol Brayne, Tom Dening Abstract: Evaluations of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) scheme have not yet focused on minority subgroups. This paper aims to evaluate accessibility, waiting times and clinical outcomes of IAPT for older adults. Author Affiliation: (a) Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Robinson Way, University Forvie Site, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK (b) NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (CLAHRC-CP), UK (c) Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK (d) Division of Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, UK (e) King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Health Service and Population Research Department, Centre for Global Mental Health, London SE5 8AF, UK Article History: Received 8 July 2013; Revised 14 March 2014; Accepted 19 March 2014

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A366486552