Lecture – Stepped Care in Personality Disorder Treatment – Study Findings

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Presented by Brin Grenyer, MSc, PhD, MAPS, MAICD, Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders – Visiting Scholar Series lecture

People with personality disorders are prevalent in emergency and inpatient mental health services. Grenyer reviews a recent cluster randomized controlled trial that examined whether implementing a stepped care model of psychological therapy reduces demand on hospital units by people with personality disorder.

Presentation highlights include:

  • Review of how stepped care models fit within a whole of service approach
  • Description of how a brief intervention can play a role between acute and long term therapy
  • Discussion of cost benefits of a whole of service approach