Physical health care is relevant for all clusters.
PES (‘MUS’) and LTCs can present problems with ‘common mental disorders’ (Clusters 1-5) and with emotional difficulties (‘personality disorders’)(Clusters 6-8). These, psychoses and bipolar disorders (Clusters 10-17) can cause major complications with:
- Acceptance of illness
- Medication adherence
- Acceptance of operative procedures and aftercare
- Dietary and lifestyle adjustments
Evidence-based treatments are defined in relevant NICE guidelines.