Community residential treatment for schizophrenia: two-year follow-up.

  title={Community residential treatment for schizophrenia: two-year follow-up.},
  author={Loren R. Mosher and A Z Menn},
  journal={Hospital & community psychiatry},
  volume={29 11},
Two-year outcome data from a study comparing two kinds of treatment given similar groups of young, newly diagnosed, unmarried schizophrenic patients deemed in need of hospitalization are reported. The experimental program, Soteria, is a nonmedical, psychosocial program with minimal use of antipsychotic drugs; it is staffed by nonprofessionals and located in a home in the community. The control program is a short-stay, crisis-oriented inpatient service in a community mental health center where… CONTINUE READING

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