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  1. Computer-assisted creation of psychiatric advance directives.

    Article - En anglais

    Results are reported from a project that involved design, production, and feasibility testing of the use of a multimedia computer program to : 1) educate MH consumers about psychiatric advance directives (ADs), and 2) assist them in creating ADs.

    The feasibility results, based on a random sample of 60 adults meeting criteria for having a serious and persistent mental illness, were positive.

    Sixty-five percent of the sample were able to complete their ADs.

    Educational level, presence of a learning disability, and minority-group membership, but not diagnosis, were related to completion rates.

    The results dispel several popular myths about psychiatric ADs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Assistance ordinateur, Education santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Mental health, Computer aid, Health education, United States, North America, America, Human

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0448348

    Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 25/01/1999.