The Challenges of measuring rates of first episode of psychosis in New Zealand's national collection

Mark Smith

Te Pou-NZ's national mental health and addictions centre

Mark Smith is Principal advisor, Te Pou -NZ's national mental health and addiction workforce centre.He has a background in nursing and philosophy. He is a registered nure practitioner in NZ and has a PhD in Philosophy.He has recently published a book with Angela Jury called 'workforce development theory and practice in the mnetal health sector, IGI Global 2017'

Abstract

This paper will describe the challenges of accurately measuring the rates of first episode of psychosis recorded in NZ's national collection for mental health and addiction services. New Zealand's national data system for... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Mark Smith (Te Pou-NZ's national mental health and addictions centre)

Topic Area

Early intervention

Session

SAAM PEI » Papers: Early Intervention (11:00 - Saturday, 2nd September, Chadwick Building, Rotbalt Lecture Theatre)

Presentation Files

1st_episode_ppt.pptx