From information to knowledge: the meaning of information-giving to patients who had experienced first-episode psychosis.

@article{Kilkku2003FromIT,
  title={From information to knowledge: the meaning of information-giving to patients who had experienced first-episode psychosis.},
  author={Nina Kilkku and T Munnukka and K. E. S. Lehtinen},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={57-64}
}
The reform of mental health services in Finland signifies that besides the structural development of services, the development of new approaches in care is needed. Besides the other elements, information-giving has an important role when supporting outpatients' and their caregivers' everyday lives. The aim of this study was to describe how patients with first-episode psychosis experienced the information-giving and the meaning of these experiences to these patients. The study was conducted by… CONTINUE READING