Case management for people with severe mental disorders.

  title={Case management for people with severe mental disorders.},
  author={Max Marshall and Andrew N. Gray and Austin Lockwood and Ron Green},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Since the 1960s, in many parts of the world, large psychiatric were closed down and people were treated in outpatient clinics, day centres or community mental health centres. Rising readmission rates suggested that this type of community care may be less effective than anticipated. In the 1970s case management arose as a means of co-ordinating the care of severely mentally ill people in the community. OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of case management as an approach to caring… CONTINUE READING
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