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Gert  Schout

Gert Schout is principal investigator at the department of Medical Humanities. Over the past decade he was involved in research and development of Public Mental Health Care in the Netherlands. He wrote books and published in various journals on topics dealing with care for socially vulnerable people. In 2007 he obtained his doctorate at the University of Groningen on a study into the social inclusion of people with severe and ongoing mental health problems and published various papers on this topic. His recent articles and research focuses on the application of Family Group Conferences in public mental health.