Community Psychiatry in Action: Analysis and Prospects / Edition 1

Community Psychiatry in Action: Analysis and Prospects / Edition 1

by Peter Tyrer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521474272

ISBN-13: 9780521474276

Pub. Date: 08/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Rapid changes are taking place in the practice of psychiatry and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the area of community and home-based care. This book explains the theory and practice of community psychiatry concentrating on the evidence from research and highlighting recent developments. In looking ahead to impending developments requiring further research, it…  See more details below

Overview

Rapid changes are taking place in the practice of psychiatry and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the area of community and home-based care. This book explains the theory and practice of community psychiatry concentrating on the evidence from research and highlighting recent developments. In looking ahead to impending developments requiring further research, it will help clinicians, economists, and civic planners in the organization of community psychiatric care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521474276
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2014
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Essential issues in community psychiatry; 2. Evaluation of community treatments for acute psychiatric illness; 3. Synopsis of the daily living program (DLP) for the seriously mentally ill: a controlled comparison of home and hospital-based care; 4. Evaluation of a complete community service; 5. Early intervention study of psychiatric emergencies; 6. Evaluation of psychiatric services; 7. A home-based assessment study; 8. Home treatment as an alternative to acute psychiatric inpatient admission: a discussion; 9. The toxicity of community care; 10. Community mental health services: towards an understanding of cost-effectiveness; 11. Future research strategies.

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