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Home treatment for acute mental disorders

David S Heath

Home treatment for acute mental disorders

an alternative to hospitalization

by David S Heath

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mobile emergency mental health services,
  • Crisis intervention (Mental health services),
  • Home-based mental health services,
  • Mentally ill -- Home care

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-286) and index

    StatementDavid S. Heath
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC480.6 .H438 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17140775M
    ISBN 100415934087
    LC Control Number2004006595

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    Nov 18,  · The picture of acute mental health is painted differently in everyone’s lives. It is essential for the person experiencing a difficult time, to consider what form of relief will work best for them (just as a person who suffers from clinical depression would map out their life-long plan for treatment). Acute Mental IllnessAcute mental illness is characterised by significant and distressing symptoms of a mental illness requiring immediate treatment. This may be the person's first experience of mental illness, a repeat episode or the worsening of symptoms of an often continuing mental illness. The onset is sudden or rapid and the symptoms usually respond to treatment.

    May 07,  · Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home treatment compared with inpatient care for patients with acute mental disorders in a rural catchment area in Germany. Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research, Vol. 22, Issue. 2, p. Cited by: Most studies suggest that for major mental health disorders, a treatment approach involving both drugs and psychotherapy is more effective than either treatment method used alone. Psychiatrists are not the only mental health care practitioners trained to treat mental illness.


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Home treatment for acute mental disorders: an alternative to hospitalization. [David S Heath] -- In the US, when a patient is in need of rigorous psychiatric care, the first step is hospitalization. However, elsewhere in the world, psychiatric home treatment is proposed as an alternative.

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