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Community mental health team case-loads and diagnostic case-mix

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Aims and method: Information concerning team staffing, keyworker case-loads, and keyworker diagnostic case-mix was collected from six community mental health teams caring for 1651 patients to establish the clinical burden across teams and professions. Results: Team case-loads varied from 427 to 121, an average of 275 patients. Over half the patients were female, and psychotic disorder constituted 44% of the sample. The most common diagnoses were schizophrenia (28.6%) and depression (23.6%). K...

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10.1192/pb.24.8.290

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Journal:
Psychiatric Bulletin
Volume:
24
Issue:
8
Pages:
290-293
Publication date:
2000-01-01
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ISSN:
0955-6036
URN:
uuid:d9bbd52c-ffdb-469f-9605-a4cc4e206db9
Source identifiers:
176901
Local pid:
pubs:176901
Language:
English

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