Chapter 17. Models of Care and Dual Diagnosis

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. D. Gallivan

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch17

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

How to Cite

Gallivan, D. (2006) Models of Care and Dual Diagnosis, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953



  • models of care;
  • national treatment agency;
  • drug action teams;
  • mental health;
  • hallucinogens


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Legal Framework: Mental Health Act and Dual Diagnosis

  • Why do we Need Models of Care?

  • Models of Care: What Works Best for Drug Misusers?

  • What is the Scope of Models of Care?

  • Four Tiers System of Models of Care

  • Dual Diagnosis: Care Management and Pathways for Clients

  • Groups With Special Needs

  • Implications for Nursing

  • References