The Yantai model of community care for rural psychiatric patients.

@article{Wang1994TheYM,
  title={The Yantai model of community care for rural psychiatric patients.},
  author={Qinan Wang and Yang Gong and Kaijun Niu},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry. Supplement},
  year={1994},
  volume={24},
  pages={107-13}
}
The main characteristics of the Yantai model are (a) a three-tier (county, township, village) management structure; (b) the vertical integration of community mental health workers, including a professional advisory group of psychiatrists from the central psychiatric hospital, groups of community psychiatrists at small county psychiatric hospitals, non-psychiatric physicians who run psychiatric out-patient clinics at township general hospitals, and village paramedics ('village doctors') who… CONTINUE READING