Shared decision making from the service users’ perspective: A narrative study from community mental health centers in northern Norway
2016 (English)In: Social Work in Mental Health, ISSN 1533-2985, E-ISSN 1533-2993Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This article aims to contribute to the understanding of shareddecision making as an important aspect of user involvement inmental health care from the perspectives of service users. Athematic analysis of interviews with 25 individual service usersin three different community mental health centers in Norwayidentified different understandings of shared decision making.Shared decision making was identified as essential in fourcontexts: 1) during admission, 2) in individualized treatment,3) in different treatment contexts, and 4) in user-professionalrelationships. We consider shared decision making to be inter-twined with treatment from the service user perspective.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Health care; mental health;
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-307930DOI: 10.1080/15332985.2016.1222981OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-307930DiVA: diva2:1048913