Pathways to psychiatric care in Eastern Europe.

@article{Gater2005PathwaysTP,
  title={Pathways to psychiatric care in Eastern Europe.},
  author={Richard A Gater and Vesna Dimovska Jordanova and Nadja Mari{\'c} and Valbona Alikaj and Maja Mari{\'c} Bajs and Tamara M Cavic and Hristo V Dimitrov and Diana Irina Iosub and Adriana Mihai and Andreea Silvana Szalontay and Hanfried Helmchen and Norman Sartorius},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2005},
  volume={186},
  pages={
          529-35
        }
}
BACKGROUND There has been almost no research into mental health services in Eastern Europe. A pathways study is a quick and useful starting point, requiring few resources. AIMS To improve understanding of prior care-seeking and treatment of new patients seen at mental health services. METHOD Pathways diagrams were drawn showing the routes of care-seeking for 50 new patients in eight centres. Patterns of care-seeking, durations and previous treatments were compared for ICD-10 diagnostic… CONTINUE READING

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