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A controlled trial of home-based acute psychiatric services. I: Clinical and social outcome.

Abstract:

While research has shown community-based psychiatric care to be as good as, or better than, hospital-based care, generalisation to clinical practice has been difficult. This prospective, randomised controlled study examined a community-based approach feasible within NHS conditions. Ninety-four patients were randomly allocated to experimental and 78 to control treatments and followed for one year. The groups were well matched apart from an excess of psychotic control patients. No differences i...

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10.1192/bjp.163.1.49

Authors


Beadsmoore, A More by this author
Mathers, C More by this author
Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
163
Issue:
JULY
Pages:
49-54
Publication date:
1993-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:193f6066-4d9c-410b-a530-34c89d7b203f
Source identifiers:
176839
Local pid:
pubs:176839

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