Psychiatric chronicity: A single system model

  title={Psychiatric chronicity: A single system model},
  author={Hyman C. Pomp and Mark P. McGovern},
  journal={Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research},
Although unified public mental health care systems are optimal, most treatment is offered in non-systems, where the community and state have discrete responsibilities. This paper describes the implementation of a single system model of care for chronic and severely disturbed psychiatric patients in a large urban area. It involves a collaboration between a university's community mental health center and a state psychiatric hospital. Data about the impact of the project are presented, including… CONTINUE READING