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Is diagnosis enough to guide interventions in mental health? Using case formulation in clinical practice

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, September 2012
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)

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Title
Is diagnosis enough to guide interventions in mental health? Using case formulation in clinical practice
Published in
BMC Medicine, September 2012
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-10-111
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Authors

Craig A Macneil, Melissa K Hasty, Philippe Conus, Michael Berk

Abstract

While diagnosis has traditionally been viewed as an essential concept in medicine, particularly when selecting treatments, we suggest that the use of diagnosis alone may be limited, particularly within mental health. The concept of clinical case formulation advocates for collaboratively working with patients to identify idiosyncratic aspects of their presentation and select interventions on this basis. Identifying individualized contributing factors, and how these could influence the person's presentation, in addition to attending to personal strengths, may allow the clinician a deeper understanding of a patient, result in a more personalized treatment approach, and potentially provide a better clinical outcome.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 544 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 131 24%
Student > Bachelor 106 19%
Student > Postgraduate 63 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 38 7%
Researcher 24 4%
Other 63 12%
Unknown 122 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 289 53%
Nursing and Health Professions 43 8%
Medicine and Dentistry 30 5%
Social Sciences 19 3%
Neuroscience 11 2%
Other 27 5%
Unknown 128 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 August 2021.
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#2,194,679
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Outputs from BMC Medicine
#1,420
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#14,308
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