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Community psychiatry's achievements

Abstract:

Mental health care in the second half of the 20th century in much of the developed world has been dominated by the move out from large asylums. Both in response to this move and to make it possible, a pattern of care has evolved which is most commonly referred to as 'Community Psychiatry'. This narrative review describes this process, from local experimentation into the current era of evidence-based mental health care. It focuses on three main areas of this development: (i) the reprovision of...

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10.1017/S2045796014000560

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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
Volume:
23
Issue:
4
Pages:
337-344
Publication date:
2014-12-24
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EISSN:
2045-7979
ISSN:
2045-7960
URN:
uuid:ba304d35-301b-494b-a234-7bcbd657b2d2
Source identifiers:
493073
Local pid:
pubs:493073

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