Ernest Joel Millman

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OBJECTIVES A randomized controlled study was conducted to assess the effects of case management and patients' characteristics on the use of inpatient psychiatric services. METHODS Inpatients discharged from Harlem Hospital Center in 1984-1985 were randomly assigned to an outreach case management team or standard aftercare. Analysis of variance was used to(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined whether enhancing standard aftercare with an outreach case management intervention would improve patients' quality of life. METHODS A sample of 292 patients discharged from an inpatient psychiatry service at an urban general hospital were randomly assigned either to an intervention group (N = 147), which received outreach(More)
OBJECTIVE The mortality rate of discharged psychiatric inpatients has long been known to be higher than that of persons in the general population. This study assessed the effectiveness of outreach case management in reducing the mortality rate of recently discharged psychiatric inpatients in New York City. METHODS A sample of 292 patients discharged from(More)
To explore whether intensive case management would reduce discharged psychiatric inpatients' rates of rehospitalization and increase their use of outpatient ambulatory care services, the authors assigned 435 patients discharged from a public general hospital in New York City to three types of postdischarge services: multidisciplinary intensive outreach case(More)
Eight patients (seven women), mean +/- SD T1 age 68.57 +/- 12.43 years, average educational level 5.83 +/- 3.70 years, had two Tc-99m ECD SPECT examinations separated by an average 8.49 +/- 5.59 months. Patients were imaged using standard Harlem Hospital acquisition and processing protocols with approximately 30 mCi of ECD on a Prism 3000 triple head gamma(More)
This study of a representative community survivor sample of 695 respondents from the 1954 Midtown Manhattan Study found that parental socioeconomic status unequivocally predicted help-seeking. Age, gender, adult SES, and impaired mental health in 1954 predicted help-seeking interactively. The mental health of help-seekers continued to be unfavorable, or was(More)
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