International differences in home treatment for mental health problems. Results of a systematic review.
BACKGROUND: It is perceived that North American home treatment studies reveal greater success in reducing days in hospital than do European studies. There are difficulties in extrapolating findings internationally. AIMS: We aimed to determine whether North American studies find greater reductions in days in hospital and whether experimental service patients in North American studies spend less time in hospital. METHOD: The results of a systematic review were analysed with respect to study loc...Expand abstract
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