Document Type

Psychiatry Issue Brief


Preliminary findings from this study call for heightened attention to the shifting and multi-dimensional complexity of decision-making that occurs in public service systems. Attention to this complexity will allow for the use of research evidence in coherent, relevant and effective ways.

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Subject Area

Policy, Service Systems


Decision-making, research policy, knowledge translation



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