Patients’ acceptance of SNAP assessment: An exploration

SNAPvariationsThis paper looking at the variation in patient acceptance of SNAP risk factor enquiry by GPs was published in Australian Family Physician (PDF)

Tam CWM, Zwar N, Hespe C. Patients’ acceptance of SNAP assessment: An exploration. Australian family physician 2016 5/01;45:340-1.

Full results from extended analysis here: http://vitualis.com/?page_id=1148

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Treating depression in general practice: the role of medication (short film)

This short film was produced by the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales as part of the Medication and mental illness: perspectives paper.

Medication and mental illness (short film)

This short film was produced and released with the launch of the “Medication and mental illness” perspectives paper by the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales on 2 December 2015.

I was interviewed and appear in the short film, and was involved in the development of the paper as a member of the Commission’s Pharmacotherapy in Mental Health Advisory Group.

Medication and mental illness – perspectives

Medication and mental illness perspectives Nov 2015This paper was launched by the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales on 2 December 2015.  It “tells the story of medication as a treatment for mental illness from the perspective of consumers, carers, families and people who work within the mental health system”.

I was involved in the development of this paper as a member of the Commission’s Pharmacotherapy in Mental Health Advisory Group.

Alcohol enquiry by GPs – understanding patients’ perspectives: a qualitative study

tam-af11-2015-coverThis research article on patient beliefs and attitudes towards alcohol discussions with GPs was published in Australian Family Physician. (PDF).

Tam CWM, Leong L, Zwar N, Hespe C. Alcohol enquiry by GPs – understanding patient perspectives: a qualitative study. Australian family physician. 2015;44(11):833-8.

GP Unit authors: Michael Tam, Louis Leong

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