Community Psychiatry in Action: Analysis and Prospects / Edition 1by Peter Tyrer
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 will help clinicians, economists, and civic planners in the organization of community psychiatric care.
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Table of Contents1. 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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