Joint Crisis Plans reduce coercive treatment
- Crisis intervention and acute psychiatry in Amsterdam: 20 years of change? A historical comparison of consultations in 1983 and 2004 - 2005. Dekker, Jack; van der Post, Louk; Visch, Irene; Schoevers, Robert // BMC Psychiatry;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Background To establish a picture of the changes in emergency psychiatry that have contributed to the sharp increase in the number of acute compulsory admissions in the Netherlands since 1992. Treatment in Amsterdam psychiatric clinics is in danger of being dominated by coercive treatment. These...
- Psychiatry's New Approach: Crisis Intervention. // Time;5/9/1969, Vol. 93 Issue 19, p78
The article focuses on crisis intervention approach for psychiatry in the U.S. It cites the revolution in mental health which includes medical discovery, emotional topography, and crisis intervention. The approach blends pragmatism with good Samaritanism. The director of clinical psychiatry at...
- Help for those who hurt others? Abelson, Geraldine; Osman, David // Forensic Examiner;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 11 Issue 11/12, p26
The mental health treatment of domestic violence perpetrators has been the subject of much controversy. Heretofore, models or educational interventions with perpetrators have not shown themselves to be effective. By integrating behavior therapy and social work therapeutic models, we have...
- 'Mental Health First Aid' makes positive difference. // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
The article presents information on the "Mental Health First Aid" training course in Wales and discusses research which Mind Cymru and the University of Glamorgan conducted on the impact the course is having in Wales.
- American Psychotherapy Association. Baer, Michael // Forensic Examiner;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 8 Issue 1/2, p35
The article presents an update on developments in the American Psychotherapy Association as of January 1999. According to a Managed Health Care report by American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association, psychotherapy treatments have declined due to insufficient...
- Help, care and support during a mental health crisis. Glasper, Alan // British Journal of Nursing;10/8/2015, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p930
The article details the care, help and support provided to people in mental health crises as documented in the published report of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2015 entitled "Right here, right now". Topics include launching of the Crisis Care Concordat in 2014 for reviewing the...
- A prediction model for the incidence of civil detention for crisis patients with psychiatric illnesses; the Amsterdam study of acute psychiatry VII. Post, Louk; Peen, Jaap; Dekker, Jack // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Feb2014, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p283
Objective: Given raised numbers of civil detentions in the Netherlands and other European countries, it is important to assess the patient risk profile with respect to the incidence of those far-reaching treatment decisions. The aim of the ASAP study is to develop a comprehensive prediction...
- outside the box. Faulkner, Alison // Mental Health Today;Sep/Oct2014, p15
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- Community services versus crisis resolution teams. Allen, Danny // Mental Health Practice;Sep2010, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p26
Crisis resolution and home treatment teams were set up across the UK as part of the NHS Plan (Department of Health 2000). Ten years on, the evidence base for these services is poor and the author questions whether they offer the best care to people who need support.