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Research Insights: How Patients with Severe Mental Illness Experience Care

Updated: Jun 20, 2023

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While some debate the efficacy of nurse practitioners versus physicians, the view through the patient’s lens should not be ignored. In this research report from the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, you’ll see that patients find nurse practitioners reliable, helpful, and empathic and feel empowered, at peace, and in control when cared for by nurse practitioners (NPs). Only one study so far considered what value people with severe mental illness (SMI) attached to treatment by a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP).

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