Mental Health National Service Framework (Wales) edition

Health Evidence Bulletins - Wales

Subject Index

Access to services 5.3a-5.4h, 7.10a-7.10l
Accident and Emergency 4.1a, 4.2b-4.2d
Adherence to medication, see medication compliance  
Advocacy  2.2a-2.3e, 5.3a, 5.3d, 7.1c, 7.14f
Agoraphobia 2.5b, 7.12f
Alcohol abuse 6.12a, 7.12 -7.12c, 7.12f
  see also substance use  
Alternatives to admission  
  Assertive community treatment 5.4b, 6.5b-6.5d, 7.2c, 7.8b
  Community residences 6.5e-6.5l
  Crisis services 6.5o-6.5t
  Day services 5.4d, 6.5m-n, 6.5x
  Home treatment 6.5o-6.5t
  Partial hospitalisation 6.5v-x
Anorexia nervosa 6.13a-d, 6.15d
  see also eating disorder  
Antenatal support 1.4d-1.4k
Antidepressant medication

1.2a, 1.3d, 6.15e, 6.15f, 6.21e, 7.8e, 7.9d

Antipsychotic medication

2.1c, 7.8c, 7.8h, 7.11e, 7.12b, 7.19h

Anxiety 1.1a, 1.1e, 1.3e, 1.4a, 1.5g, 1.6b-c, 2.1a, 2.5b, 6.16d, 6.16g, 7.9a, 7.12d, 7.12f, 7.20a
Anxiety disorder 1.1a,1.1e, 2.1a, 2.5b, 6.16d, 6.16g,7.12d, 7.12f, 7.20a
Art therapy 1.2a
Assaulted staff action programme 7.3e, 8.2i
Assertive community treatment 5.4b, 6.5b-d, 7.2c, 7.8b
Assertive outreach 6.5d, 7.2e
Assessment of needs, see needs assessment  
Assessment of risk, see risk assessment  
Attendance prompts 2.4b
Attention training 6.22a
Autogenic training 1.3e


Behavioural problem 1.4c
Behavioural therapy 1.1a-b, 1.1e, 6.15b, 6.16b-m, 6.21f, 7.12f, 7.19b
  see also psychological therapy  
Bibliotherapy 1.1b, 1.1e, 1.2a
  see also psychological therapy  
Binge eating disorder 1.1a, 1.1c, 6.13a, 6.16c, 7.3a
  see also eating disorder  
Bipolar disorder 6.5e
  see also depression  
Bulimia nervosa

1.1a, 1.1c, 6.13a, 6.15c, 6.16a-b, 7.3a

  see also eating disorder  


Care in the community, see community care  
Care plan 7.4a-c, 7.6a, 7.13a
Care programme approach 2.3d, 6.6d, 7.1a-d, 7.16j, 8.3a
Carers/caregivers 2.6a-d, 7.13c, 7.18j-k,
Case load 7.2a
Case management 2.5d, 5.4g, 6.5b, 7.1b, 7.2a-f, 7.12h
Case manager 2.5d, 5.4a, 7.2a, 7.2f
Child and adolescent mental health services 7.10i, 7.14a, 7.17a-e, 7.18a-d
Child care workers 7.17d
Children 1.4c, 1.4i, 1.5a-h, 1.8d, 6.23a, 7.17a-e, 7.18a-k, 7.19a
Children with mentally ill family 7.18a-k
Clinical audit 8.6a
Clinical bridging strategies 7.10a
Clinical governance 8.6a
Clozapine 7.12b, 7.19h
  see also medication  
Cognitive behavioural therapy 1.1a-b, 1.1e, 6.15b, 6.16b-m, 6.21f, 7.12f, 7.19b
  see also psychological therapy  
Collaborative care 6.1d-f, 6.4a-c, 7.14c
  see also communication / liaison between services, and multidisciplinary care  
Communication / liaison between services 6.1a-f, 6.4a-e, 6.7a-d, 7.10a, 7.10i, 7.11f, 7.13a-f, 7.17a-e
  see also collaborative care  
Community care 3.5a, 4.1c, 6.3a-b, 6.5b-u, 6.6b, 7.1b, 7.2b-c, 7.10b, 7.13a
Community mental health team 4.1c, 6.3a-6.4e, 7.1b, 7.10b, 7.13a
Community residences 6.5e-l
  see also alternatives to admission  
Compliance with medication, see medication compliance  
Contact with psychiatric services 5.3c, 5.4h, 6.5b, 7.1b, 7.2b-c, 7.19i
Continuing professional development 8.1a
  see also staff training and education  
Continuity of care 5.1d, 6.4c, 7.10a
  Clinical bridging strategies 7.10a
Coping skills 6.22c
Counselling 1.6b, 6.16k, 6.21b, 6.21d, 6.21e
  see also psychological therapy  
Criminal justice service 1.8d, 5.2d, 7.3d, 7.14a-7.16o
  Police 1.8d, 7.3d, 7.14d,7.14f
  Prison 7.16a-c, 7.16g, 7.16j. 7.16m
  Offenders with mental health problems 5.2d, 7.14a-7.16o
  Youth offending teams 7.14a-b, 7.16d
Crisis 4.1c, 4.4b, 6.5d, 6.5p-r, 6.5x, 7.4a, 7.5a, 7.19c, 7.19h
Crisis intervention

4.1c, 6.5d6.5t, 6.5x, 7.5a, 7.19c, 7.19h

Crisis services 6.5p-r, 6.5t, 6.5x
Critical time intervention 3.2c
  see also homelessness  


Day services 6.5m-n, 6,5s, 6.5x
  Day centre 6.5m
  Day hospital 6.5n, 6,5s
Deaf people with mental health problems 6.11a, 7.7a-e
Deliberate self harm, see self harm  
Dental care of people with mental health problems 7.6g-i
Depression 1.1a-b, 1.1d-1.2a, 1.2c, 1.2f, 1.2h, 1.3c-d, 1.4a, 1.4d-f, 1.4h-j, 1.5g,2.1g,  2.5b, 5.2c, 6.1d, 6.1f, 6.5e, 6.5r, 6.15e-g, 6.16d-e, 7.8d-e, 7.9a, 7.11h 7.13a, 7.16a, 7.18c, 7.18e, 8.4c
Developmental disorder 7.11g
  see also intellectual disability,
and learning disability
Discharge planning 6.5u, 7.8j, 7.10a, 7.19e
Discharge support 6.5a, 7.21b
Diversion service 7.15a
  Daily dosing 7.8e
  Weekly dosing 7.8e
Dothiepin 7.9d
  see also medication  
Dual diagnosis 2.6d, 6.12a, 7.12a-h
  see also substance use  


Eating disorder

1.1a, 1.1c, 2.1a, 6.13a-d, 6.15a-d, 7.3a

  Anorexia nervosa 6.13a-d, 6.15d, 7.3a
  Binge eating disorder 1.1a, 1.1c, 6.13a, 6.16c, 7.3a
  Bulimia nervosa

1.1a, 1.1c, 6.13a, 6.15c, 6.16a-b, 7.3a

Early intervention services 6.5d, 6.6a-d, 8.3a
Employment, see supported employment  
Empowerment, see advocacy  
Ethnic minority groups

2.3c, 5.2e, 5.2g-h, 5.3a-I, 7.10f, 7.16c, 7.21b

  Ethnic-specific services 5.3g-h
Evaluation of services 2.4a, 2.4d, 8.6a, 8.6d-e
Exercise 1.1e, 1.2a, 1.2c, 6.16c
Extended hours 4.1a-c, 6.5x
  see also out of hours care  


Family interventions 2.6c, 6.17a-b, 7.8f
  see also psychological therapy  
Family support 2.6d, 7.12e
Floating support 3.1c
Fluoxetine 7.8e, 7.9d
  see also medication  
Folate supplementation 1.2a, 1.2f
General practitioners 1.3d, 1.4f, 5.2c, 6.1a, 6.1c, 6.4d, 6.21a, 7.6e, 7.10c-d, 7.10l, 7.13c, 7.17a, 7.17d
Generalised anxiety disorder, see anxiety disorder  
Group therapy 6.15a-b, 6.17b, 6.22e-f, 7.16i
  see also psychological therapy  
  Anxiety disorder 1.1e, 2.1a
  Care programme approach 7.1a
  Community mental health team 6.4c
  Deafness and mental health 7.7a
  Depression 1.1e, 2.1a, 7.3a
  Disturbed violent behaviour 7.3b
  Eating disorder 2.1a, 6.13a, 7.3a
  Involving service users 2.4d
  Oral health care 7.6g
  Psychological therapies 6.15a, 6.20b, 8.5d
  Schizophrenia 2.1a, 7.3a, 7.6a
  Self harm 7.3a, 7.21a
  Workforce design and planning 8.3d
Gypsy and traveller families 5.2i


Helplines 2.1h, 4.3, 6.5x
High secure care, see also secure care  
Home treatment 6.5o-p, 6.5r-s
Homelessness 1.8j, 3.2a-e, 5.2c-f, 5.4a-g
  Preventing homelessness 3.2, 5.4e
Housing 3.1a-f, 3.2e, 3.3a-e, 5.4e
  Housing conditions 3.2e-3.3e
  Housing first 5.4e
  Housing problems 7.16m
  Supported housing 3.1a-f
Hypnosis 1.2d
Individual placement and support 3.4b-e, 8.4d
Information technology 1.1d, 2.1f-g, 6.16d, 6.16h, 8.2j
Intellectual disability 7.11c, 7.11h
  see also developmental disorder,  
  and learning disability  
Intensive case management 7.2a-b
Internet 1.1d, 2.1g
Interpreters 5.2g, 5.3d, 7.7e
Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction 8.2a-c
Junior doctors 4.2a, 7.3f
Learning disability 7.10i, 7.11a-j
  see also developmental disorder,  
  and intellectual disability  
Leisure activities 1.9f,  3.5a-c
  see also social inclusion  
Levels of secure care, see secure care  
Liaison psychiatry 6.7a-d
Life skills training 1.3a
Light therapy 1.2a
Link workers 7.16m
Low secure care, see secure care  


Massage therapy 1.2a
Medication 1.2a, 1.3d, 2.1c, 6.15e, 6.16f, 6.21e, 7.8a-h, 7.9c-d, 7.11e, 7.12b, 7.19h
  Antidepressant medication 1.2a, 1.3d,, 6.15e, 6.16f, 6.21e, 7.8d-e, 7.9c-d, 7.11e, 7.19h
  Antipsychotic medication 2.1c, 7.8b-c, 7.8h, 7.12b,7.19h
  Clozapine 7.12b,7.19h
  Dothiepin 7.12b, 7.9d
  Fluoxetine 7.8e, 7.9d
  Medication compliance 7.8a-7.9d
  Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors 7.9c
Medication compliance 7.8a-7.9d
Medium secure care, see secure care 7.16e-g
Mental health promotion 1.4a-1.7a, 7.19a
Mother baby units 6.9a-6.9d
Mother-infant interaction 1.4b, 1.4i
Motivational interviews 7.8b, 7.12c
Multidisciplinary care 6.1a, 6.4c, 7.11j, 7.13c-7.14b
Music therapy 1.2d, 1.2g
Needs assessment 5.1a-e, 7.11a
  Needs assessment tools 5.1a-b
Needs of people with mental health problems 5.2a-j, 7.11a-d, 7.16m-o, 7.18a-k
Negative air ionisation 1.2a
Neighbourhood renewal 3.3e
Neuropsychiatry 6.10a
NHS Direct 4.3a


Obsessive compulsive disorder 6.16h
Occupational therapists 7.3i, 8.1a, 8.2b
Offenders with mental health problems 5.2d, 7.14a-7.16o
Old age mental health services 7.13a-d
Omega 3 fatty acid supplementation 1.2e
Out of hours care 4.1a-4.2d
  see also extended hours  
Outreach services 5.4f, 6.5d, 7.2c, 7.15c
Panic disorder

1.1e, 2.1a, 5.2c, 6.1e, 6.15f, 6.21f, 7.12f

Parenting programmes 1.4a-1.4c, 7.17b
Partial hospitalisation 6.5v-x
Patient information 2.1a-h
  see also psychoeducation  
Patient-held record 7.4b-c
Patient-practitioner agreement 2.5a
Patient preference 2.1b, 2.5
Personality disorder

6.3a, 6.8f, 6.12a, 6.14a-b, 7.3d, 7.16a

Pharmacists 7.8i-j
Physical health 6.1a, 7.6a-7.7e
Planning of services 2.4a, 2.4c-d, 5.1c, 5.2f, 5.3c, 6.5l, 6.8d, 7.6g, 7.13c
Police 1.8d, 7.3d, 7.14d,7.14f, 7.16b
Post traumatic stress disorder 6.18a
Postnatal depression 1.4d-k, 5.3e, 6.15g
Postnatal support 1.4d-k, 5.3e, 6.15g
Primary care 1.1c, 1.1e, 1.4f, 4.1b, 6.1a-f, 6.4a-e, 6.13a, 6.21a-f, 7.6a-f, 7.10c, 7.14a-b
Prison 7.16a-c, 7.16g, 7.16j. 7.16m
  Prison in-reach 7.15a-7.16g
  Prison mental health promotion 7.15a-d
Problem solving therapy 7.16e-g
  see also psychological therapy  
Psychiatric assessment 4.2b-c, 7.13b
  see also risk assessment and risk management  
Psychiatric nurses 1.3d, 2.1f, 2.2b, 2.3e, 3.1e, 4.1a, 4.2d, 6.2e, 6.4d, 6.9a, 8.2c-e
Psychiatrists 2.3d, 6.1d, 6.5e, 7.3f, 7.6h, 7.14d, 7.17d, 8.1d, 8.2a
Psychodynamic therapy 6.15g, 6.19a, 6.21a
  see also psychological therapy  
Psychoeducation 1.8c, 6.22d-g
  see also patient information  
Psychological debriefing 6.18a
  see also psychological therapy  
Psychological therapy  
  Art therapy 1.2a
  Autogenic training 1.3e
  Behavioural therapy 1.1a-b, 1.1e, 6.15b, 6.16b-m, 6.21f, 7.12f, 7.19b
  Counselling 1.6b, 6.16k, 6.21b, 6.21d, 6.21e
  Family interventions 2.6c, 6.17a-b, 7.8f
  Group therapy 6.15a-b, 6.17b, 6.22e-f, 7.16i
  Hypnosis 1.2d
  Life skills training 1.3a
  Music therapy 1.2d, 1.2g
  Problem solving therapy 7.16e-g
  Psychodynamic therapy 6.15g, 6.19a, 6.21a
  Psychological debriefing 6.18a
Purpose-built accommodation 6.2d-e


Racial matching 5.3f
Recruitment and retention 8.1a-d
  see also staff burnout,  
  and staff support  
Referral to services 7.10c-l
Rehabilitation programmes 1.3a, 2.2f, 4.1c, 6.22a-c
Relaxation therapy 1.2d, 1.3e-f, 6.16h
Residential care 6.5e-l
Restraint 7.3h
Risk assessment 7.3a, 7.3f-g, 7.3i-j, 7.16b, 7.20e, 7.21a
  see also suicide risk  
Risk management 7.3a-j, 7.20e, 7.21a
  see also violence  
  see also suicide prevention  
Rural areas 5.2j
S-adenosylmethionine 1.2a
Schizophrenia 1.2b, 1.2d-e, 1.2g, 1.3f, 1.8e, 1.9d, 2.1a, 2.1f, 2.6c, 5.1a, 6.5c, 6.5r, 6.8a, 6.8h-6.9a, 6.16i-l, 6.22a-d, 7.3a-7.6a, 7.11e, 7.8b, 7.8f-g, 7.9a, 7.10f, 7.16j
School based mental health promotion 1.5a-I, 1.8d, 7.19a
Screening 5.1c, 5.3e, 7.6e, 7.12g, 7.13d, 7.12b
Secure care 6.8a-I, 7.7c, 7.10f-g, 7.14c
  Low secure care 6.8d
  Medium secure care 6.8a-e, 7.7c
  High secure care 6.8d-h, 7.10f-g
Seclusion 7.3h, 7.20f
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors 7.9c
  see also medication  
Self-esteem 1.4a
Self-help 1.1a-e, 1.4h
  Self help materials 1.1a-b, 1.4h
Self harm 1.3b, 4.2c, 4.4b, 6.20a, 7.3a, 7.16c, 7.20b
Service planning 2.4a, 2.4c-d, 5.1c, 5.2f, 5.3c, 6.5l, 6.8d, 7.6g, 7.13c
Sign language 7.7e
Single gender unit 6.8i
Social exclusion 1.9a-d, 2.3b


Social inclusion 1.7a, 1.9a-d
  Community participation 1.9a-d
  Social and leisure activities 1.9f, 3.5a-c
  Social networks 1.7a
  Social skills 1.9d, 1.9g
  Social support 1.4a, 1.7a
  Supported education 1.7a
  Supported employment 1.9a, 3.4a-e,
  Supported housing 3.1a-f
Social phobia 6.16d, 6.16m, 7.12d
Social workers 6.4b, 7.6h, 7.10i, 7.12d, 7.17d
Socially deprived 3.1f, 3.3c, 5.2a-b
Specialist mental health services 6.1a, 6.6a, 6.14b
St Johnís Wort 1.2a
Staff burnout 8.2e-g
Staff support 8.2h-k
Staff training and education 5.2g, 5.3a, 8.2i, 7.21b, 8.4a-d
Stigma 1.8a-1.9a, 3.1e, 7.21b

1.3e-f, 1.6b-c, 8.2d-f

Stress management 1.3e-f, 8.2e
Substance use 2.6d, 5.2d, 5.4g, 6.12a, 7.12a-h, 7.16c
Suicide 1.2h, 1.5c-e, 4.1a, 5.2c, 6.3a, 6.22g, 7.2a, 7.16c, 7.16g, 7.19a-7.21b
  Suicidal ideation 1.2h
  Suicidal behaviour 7.2a, 7.19g
  Suicide attempt 4.1a, 7.16c, 7.19b-d, 7.19g, 7.20d
  Suicide prevention 1.5c-e, 7.16g, 7.19a-7.21b
  Suicide risk 7.20a-f
Support groups 1.4h, 7.8f
Supported education 1.7a
Supported employment 1.9a, 3.4a-e
Supported housing 3.1a-f
  see also housing  


Telephone helplines 2.1h, 4.3, 6.5x
Token economy 6.16j
Triage 4.2a-d, 7.19d
  Mental health triage scale 4.2b
User participation in mental health services 2.4a-2.5d, 3.1e, 7.1c
Violence 7.3c-f, 7.3g-i
Voluntary sector 1.9c, 5.2h, 7.10d, 7.17b
Ward / treatment environment 6.2a-e
Work-force planning 8.3a-d
Workplace mental health promotion 1.6a-c
Workplace counselling 1.6b
Writing interventions 1.2h
Yoga 1.2a
Young carers 7.18j-k
Young people 6.23a, 7.18j-k
Youth offending team   7.14a-b, 7.16d


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