Glossary

Below is a searchable glossary. This glossary contains frequently used terms relating to mental health. This includes acronyms used by NHS, mental health service providers, commissioners, and locally. 

 

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There are currently 13 terms in this directory beginning with the letter I.
I&E
BNSSG CCG Insights and Engagement team

IAG
Independent Advisory Group

IAPT
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies

IAPT-SMI
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for Severe Mental Illness

IAPTUS
Patient management system used by IAPT services

ICD-10
International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Chapter V: Mental and Behavioural Disorders - World Health Organisations index of illnesses and disease, including pathologised categories of mental ill heatlh/neurodiversity. In use in the UK, though DSM-5 definitions are often more prevalent.

IDS
Integrated Discharge Service

IDVA
Independent Domestic Violence Advocate

IF
Independent Futures

IMCA
Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

IMHA
Independent Mental Health Advocate

IMHN
Independent Mental Health Network

IPS
Individual Placement Support


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