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Many individuals who have road traffic accidents avoid traffic or stop driving altogether. Trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy, which includes revisiting the accident site and graded exposure to fearful stimuli, can help patients to overcome their fears, but it can pose practical problems....
This article describes the work of the Belfast home treatment team. It describes the structure of the service, its skills base and aspects of the work it does. It also highlights the impact that gatekeeping has had on the use of acute inpatient psychiatric beds, with a reduction in admissions and...