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The tyranny of difference: exploring attitudes to the role of the consumer academic in teaching students of mental health nursing

Happell, Brenda; Bocking, Julia; Scholz, Brett; Platania-Phung, Chris


Background: Consumer participation in mental health service delivery is now a policy expectation. Negative attitudes of health professionals towards collaboration with consumers have been identified as a major barrier to policy implementation. Consumers contributing to the education of nurses and other health positions have been identified as an effective strategy, particularly when consumers occupy academic positions. Attitudes of nurse and consumer academics to the consumer academic role...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Mental Health
DOI: 10.1080/09638237.2019.1581344


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