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Research short: Occupational therapy for psychosis

Dr Mary Wyatt

A study has shown promising signs of success for helping people with mental health issues join the workforce.

Psychosis is a well-recognised mental health problem whereby an individual may become delusional and lose touch with reality. Episodes of psychosis can be short-term or prolonged, and the first episode often occurs in an individual when they reach young adulthood. Chinese researchers have assessed whether people diagnosed with psychosis or schizophrenia could be assisted back into the workplace with specific training. The researchers exami...

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