Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2018 Jan 1;46(1):12-20. Epub 2018 Jan 1.
Institut de Neuropsiquiatria i Addiccions, Hospital del Mar, IMIM (Institut Hospital del Mar d’Investigacions Mèdiques), CIBERSAM, Departament de Psiquiatria, Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona.
Encephale 2005 Jul-Aug;31(4 Pt 1):466-76
Hôpital Erasme, BP 85, 92160 Antony, France.
Long stays are often thought to result from outdated methods of treatment, so that modernization should bring them to an end. The purpose of this work is to find out whether old and new long stay patients are to be found in French psychiatric institutions, as they have been in several other countries, and if so, describe some characters of the patients, in order to give a better understanding of the situation. As early as 1972, Wing and Hailey were able to study old and new long stay patients in the Camberwell register. Read More
Health Technol Assess 2001 ;5(21):1-75
University of Manchester, Guild Trust, Preston, UK.
Unlabelled: ***ACUTE DAY HOSPITAL VERSUS ADMISSION FOR ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS***
Background: Inpatient treatment is an expensive way of caring for people with acute psychiatric disorders. It has been proposed that many of those currently treated as inpatients could be cared for in acute psychiatric day hospitals.
Objective: The aim of this review was to assess the effectiveness and feasibility of day hospital versus inpatient care for people with acute psychiatric disorders. Read More
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 2002 Feb;36(1):60-6
Department of Psychological Medicine, The University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales 2065, Australia.
Objective: Forty-seven patients with long-term mental illness were transferred to the community following the closure of a psychiatric hospital in Sydney. This 6-year evaluation is an extension of a detailed clinical, ethnographic and economic study of the initial 2-years of community transition.
Method: Quantitative evaluation was conducted using the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, Life Skills Profile, Social Behaviour Scale, Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale and Quality Of Life measures. Read More
Przegl Lek 2000 ;57(12):691-8
Klinika Chorób Serca i Naczyń Instytutu Kardiologii CM UJ Krakowski Szpital Specjallstyczny im. Jana Pawła II 31-202 Kraków, ul. Pradnicka 80.
Unlabelled: Improvement in the quality of life is nowadays widely acknowledged as an important factor in assessment of the long-term outcome of the actually pursued treatment. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) has been used in the treatment of coronary disease in ca. 1/3 of patients. Read More