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Community mental health teams

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Community mental health teams (CMHTs) have evolved alongside the downsizing of mental hospitals. They originated in mental health services in the UK and France in the 1950s and 60s. Generic CMHTs provide assessment and treatment for the population of a defined sector (usually stratified by age: child, adult and old age), who are referred by GPs or other health professionals. Despite considerable variation there are regular features of such teams - in particular their approach to multidiscipli...

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10.1383/psyt.3.9.11.50258

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Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
3
Issue:
9
Pages:
11-14
Publication date:
2004-09-01
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ISSN:
1476-1793
Source identifiers:
176928
Language:
English
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pubs:176928
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uuid:d2d129fc-0288-4c2a-8ec8-6ecb89d18cee
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pubs:176928
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2012-12-19

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