The rise of assertive community interventions in South Africa: a randomized control trial assessing the impact of a modified assertive intervention on readmission rates; a three year follow-up

@inproceedings{Botha2014TheRO,
  title={The rise of assertive community interventions in South Africa: a randomized control trial assessing the impact of a modified assertive intervention on readmission rates; a three year follow-up},
  author={Ulla A. Botha and Liezl Koen and Ushma Galal and Esm{\`e} R Jordaan and Dana J. H. Niehaus},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Many countries have over the last few years incorporated mental health assertive interventions in an attempt to address the repercussions of deinstitutionalization. Recent publications have failed to duplicate the positive outcomes reported initially which has cast doubt on the future of these interventions. We previously reported on 29 patients from a developing country who completed 12 months in an assertive intervention which was a modified version of the international assertive… CONTINUE READING
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