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A national set of adult mental health indicators for Scotland commissioned by the Scottish Government was finalised in December 2007.

A summary is available of the final adult mental health indicators work including the recommendations, the indicators, their measures and associated data source. The final report also includes the background, objectives, process and achievements of this work. It also includes the rationale and an overview of the evidence-base for the indicators, although the rationale paper and an options appraisal paper (discussing options to ensure that data required was obtained from surveys sustainably) are also available separately.

Further information on the follow up work can be found on the adult mental health indicators page.

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