UK mental health policy and practice

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UK mental health policy and practice. / Glasby, Jon; Tew, Jerry; Fenton, Sarah-Jane.

Mind, State and Society: Social History of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Britain 1960–2010. ed. / George Ikkos; Nick Bouras. Cambridge University Press, 2021. p. 93-102.

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Harvard

Glasby, J, Tew, J & Fenton, S-J 2021, UK mental health policy and practice. in G Ikkos & N Bouras (eds), Mind, State and Society: Social History of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Britain 1960–2010. Cambridge University Press, pp. 93-102. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781911623793.012

APA

Glasby, J., Tew, J., & Fenton, S-J. (2021). UK mental health policy and practice. In G. Ikkos, & N. Bouras (Eds.), Mind, State and Society: Social History of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Britain 1960–2010 (pp. 93-102). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781911623793.012

Vancouver

Glasby J, Tew J, Fenton S-J. UK mental health policy and practice. In Ikkos G, Bouras N, editors, Mind, State and Society: Social History of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Britain 1960–2010. Cambridge University Press. 2021. p. 93-102 https://doi.org/10.1017/9781911623793.012

Author

Glasby, Jon ; Tew, Jerry ; Fenton, Sarah-Jane. / UK mental health policy and practice. Mind, State and Society: Social History of Psychiatry and Mental Health in Britain 1960–2010. editor / George Ikkos ; Nick Bouras. Cambridge University Press, 2021. pp. 93-102

Bibtex

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