The relationship between patient demographic characteristics and psychiatric rehabilitation outcome

@article{MA1975TheRB,
  title={The relationship between patient demographic characteristics and psychiatric rehabilitation outcome},
  author={Mr. Gregory J. Buell M.A. and Dr. William A. Anthony},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={1975},
  volume={11},
  pages={208-214}
}
Professionals engaged in psychiatric rehabilitation need to know what specific factors contribute to the success or failure of attempts to reintegrate the psychiatric patient back into the community. A review of the research literature succeeded in identifying various demographic characteristics of expsychiatric patients that are related to recidivism and posthospital employment. A composite picture of patients who are more likely to be recidivists or unemployed (or both) was advanced. The… CONTINUE READING