Complaint-management in psychiatry -- a nationwide survey in Germany
- Estudio de ValidaciÃ³n de la Escala de Salud Personal en Argentina y Venezuela. Jatuff, D.; Montenegro, R.; E. Mezzich, J.; González-Mora, J.; I. Zapata-Vega, M. // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria;jul2010, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p189
Introduction. International reports have shown that the majority of patients with a psychiatric disorder are most often seen in non-psychiatric services and are not effectively diagnosed. The objectives of this study, conducted in Argentina and Venezuela, was to validate the Personal Health...
- The Scottish Survey of New Chronic In-patients: Two Year Follow Up. McCreadie, R. G.; Robinson, A. D. T.; Wilson, A. O. A. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec85, Vol. 147, p637
â€˜New chronic inpatientsâ€™ (patients aged 18â€“64 years in hospital more than one but less than six years) were followed-up two years after identification in the catchment areas of 14 psychiatric hospitals, serving 56% of the Scottish population. Nine per cent had died, 71 %...
- Mental health staff say they need more time to spend with patients. Dean, Erin // Nursing Standard;9/30/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p6
The article mentions that British funding for community mental health care leaves acute inpatient wards with inadequate resources, according to Andy Lauder, chair of the British Mental Health Nurses Association. A Care Quality Commission survey of mental health patients reported they were not...
- Trends in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at the Nation's Community Health Centers: 1998-2003. Druss, Benjamin G.; Bornemann, Thomas; Fry-Johnson, Yvonne W.; McCombs, Harriet G.; Politzer, Robert M.; Rust, George // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2008 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS126
Objective. We examined trends in delivery of mental health and substance abuse services at the nation's community health centers. Methods. Analyses used data from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Care's (BPHC) 1998 and 2003 Uniform Data System, merged...
- Family Participation in Evaluating Systems of Care: Family, Research, and Service System... Osher, Trina W. // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Spring2001, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p63
Describes the results of a survey in sites with programs of the Center for Mental Health Services. Establishment of systems of care for children with mental health challenges; Completion of a questionnaire on family involvement in research; Evaluation of the mental health service delivery system.
- Spatial distribution of in-patient service use of psychiatric patients: somatic departments versus psychiatric units. Maylath, E.; Seidel, J.; Schlattmann, P. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;2000, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p408
Abstract Background: It has long been recognized that a high proportion of psychiatric patients are admitted to emergency, medical and surgical wards. However, until now no assessment has been made of which urban general hospitals would be most appropriate for the establishment of specific...
- NAPHS survey shows psychiatric hospitals' move toward stabilization. // AHA News;10/30/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 43, p5
Focuses on the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems' (NAPHS) survey on the role of psychiatric hospitals in the United States. Key findings of the survey; Implications of the findings.
- Psych hospitals fight for survival. Lutz, Sandy // Modern Healthcare;5/8/95, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p62
Reports on difficulties faced by psychiatric hospitals in the United States. Graph illustrating financial losses by psychiatric hospitals from 1990-1993; Profile of Donald Sykes of Willow Creek Hospital in Arlington, Texas and Albert Gale of Sterling Healthcare in Portland, Oregon; Growing...
- Realities and the mental health service. // British Medical Journal;4/9/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6066, p932
Evaluates the condition of the mental health services in Great Britain. Concerns on the overcrowding of patients and understaffing in wards; Assessment on the mental health services in the St. Augustine hospital; Attempts to maintain the morale of the hospital.