Community mental health teams: evidence or belief?

Thornicroft, G.; Becker, T.; Holloway, F.; Johnson, S.; Leese, M.; McCrone, P.; Szmukler, G.; Taylor, R.; Wykes, T.
December 1999
British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec99, Vol. 175, p508
Academic Journal
The article replies to comments to the PRiSM Psychosis Study in Great Britain. Critics of PRiSM assert that the study presented an evaluation of an assertive community treatment service. Authors of PRiSM points that the study evaluated two contrasting models of service for patients suffering from psychotic disorders in whole catchment areas, rather than for any selected subroup of patients.


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