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Community mental health teams

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Community mental health teams (CMHT) are one of the most common and long-established forms for delivering comprehensive mental healthcare. Their origins were both pragmatic (in the UK) and ideological (France and Italy), and they serve to ensure an effective multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and care of mental illness. In most countries they are restricted to the care of the severely mentally ill. This contribution covers their structure and staffing and relates it to their functio...

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10.1016/j.mppsy.2007.05.009

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Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
6
Issue:
8
Pages:
325-328
Publication date:
2007-08-05
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ISSN:
1476-1793
URN:
uuid:9c9655b0-639f-4efe-b90d-9d69437101ee
Source identifiers:
176909
Local pid:
pubs:176909

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