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Mental health (Healthcare)


Expertise of research area
Coercion and restrictive practices; mental health; Patient and professional safety in mental health services

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The focus of this group is the promotion of safe, effective and therapeutic mental health care. Our research spans a number of topics tied to this aim, working in partnership with a range of academic institutions and mental health organisations. Read about our projects, people and publications below.

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<h2>What&nbsp;we do and why</h2> <p>The focus of the Mental Health Research theme is to promote safe, effective and therapeutic mental health care.</p> <p>We have a cross-cutting theme of service user involvement and co-production in the development, focus and management of our research through our PPI work. We have strong links with the NHS, particularly with Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust and we collaborate with a number of other universities and third sector organisations.</p> <h2>Our work</h2> <p>We are developing research examining:</p> <ul> <li>Coercion and restrictive practices</li> <li>Patient and professional safety in mental health services</li> <li>Effective and therapeutic mental healthcare</li> </ul> <p>As a team we support a large number of PhD students whose work fits within our themes. We strive to ensure that our research is embedded within our teaching and learning to our pre-registration nursing students, psychotherapy and counselling students, and through our post-registration provision.</p>

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<p>To submit an application in this research area please complete an <a href="">online application form</a> and submit this alongside a research proposal, a full academic CV, degree transcripts (or marks so far if still studying) and degree certificates. If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Faculty&rsquo;s minimum <a href="">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Across all Faculties we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+ and people with disabilities. Applicants will always be selected based on merit and ability.</em></p>

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