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adjunctive treatments
range of alternative treatments designed to enhance the impact of primary treatments, improving overall mental health outcomes
anti-psychiatry movement
political/social and intellectual phenomenon that emerged in the 1960s as a response to perceived injustices and inadequacies within the traditional psychiatric system
internet interventions
therapies delivered via web-based services, flexible and adapted to suit adult lifestyles and responsibilities
process by which mental health issues are framed and treated primarily as medical conditions
nursing informatics
integration of nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data
residual symptoms
such as fatigue, anxiety, and sleep disturbances that are commonly left over after treatment and are associated with relapse and disability
user group
structured gatherings of individuals who share common experiences, in this case related to mental health issues
validation therapy
empathetic and holistic approach to care that emphasizes understanding and respect for the client’s subjective experiences

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