Mentally ill often unnecessarily restrained
- Psychiatrists welcome community care. Footitt, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/5/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6657, p1150
Focuses on the medical care for psychiatric illness in Great Britain. Financial context of psychiatric hospitals; Problem of integrating psychiatric patients into a society; Control of budgets in delivering health care.
- Alternatives to Psychiatric Hospitalization. Tantam, Digby // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jan85, Vol. 146, p1
The article examines an article by L.R. Mosher, titled "Alternatives to psychiatric hospitalization: why has research failed to be translated into practice?," previously published in the "New England Journal of Medicine. The author concludes that by making available alternatives to...
- The Millfields Charter debate: the founders respond. // Mental Health Practice;Dec2006, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p34
The article presents a response of Kevin Bond, one of the founders of the Millfields Charter, on the debate about the use of prone restraint on mentally ill patients in Great Britain. Bond emphasizes that the founders of the charter believe that the issue is a moral and ethical one. He further...
- Social inequality in the utilization of in- and outpatient treatment of non-psychotic/non-organic disorders: a study with health insurance data. Geyer, S.; Haltenhof, H.; Peter, R. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;2001, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p373
Background: This study deals with the utilization of in- and outpatient care due to non-psychotic/non-organic disorders (ICD-9 300ï¿½307: neuroses, personality disorders, sexual disturbances, alcohol and substance dependencies, drug abuse and functional disorders). Specifically, it examines...
- Mental health non profits set sights on equity action. McMillan, Virginia // New Zealand Doctor;11/6/2013, p22
The article reports on the "Take action for health equity" project sponsored by mental health workforce organisation, which aims to close the gap on the physical health of severely mentally ill people compared with others in New Zealand.
- Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in young people in the care system. McCann, Jacinta B.; James, Anthony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/14/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7071, p1529
Assesses the prevalence and types of psychiatric disorder among adolescents in the care system and compare them with those of a comparison group of adolescents. Severity and types of problems experienced by young people; Risk of psychiatric ill health.
- Dutch crisis in care of learning difficulties. Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/09/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7176, p78
Focuses on a national debate in the Netherlands regarding the failure to find suitable care for a teenage psychiatric patient with learning difficulties. Health condition of the patient; Statement from Judge R.C. Quick-Schuijt, the judge overseeing the case; Reaction of Health Minister Els...
- Relation between bed use, social deprivation, and overall bed availability in acute adult... Shepherd, G.; Beadsmoore, A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/25/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7076, p262
Examines the relation between bed use, social deprivation and overall bed availability in acute adult psychiatric units and explores the range of alternative residential options. Acute psychiatric units; Bed occupancy levels; Judged need for continuing inpatient care; Reasons for preventing...
- If acute inpatient care is to improve the government must do more than it has outlined in the policy implementation guide, claims Richard Ford. Ford, Richard // Mental Health Practice;Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p26
Discusses the importance of acute psychiatric inpatient care in Great Britain. Impact of hospital admissions to views on mental health services; Limitations of the Acute Inpatient Policy Implementation Guide of the Department of Health; Importance of the psychiatric staff.