Community meetings are conducted in many psychiatric units and institutions.
The formats, methods and theoretical backgrounds of the meetings however are very diversified.
Most of the claims for beneficial effects are based on clinical impressions or indirect observations.
The few structured studies that have been performed show that community meetings have the effect of reducing unfavorable ward incidents, especially aggressive ones.
Much research remains to be done to confirm these findings and to elucidate the basic ingredients of the community meeting in providing beneficial effects.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Article synthèse, Organisation santé, Santé mentale, Travail équipe, Equipe soignante, Relation médecin malade, Relation soignant soigné
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Review, Public health organization, Mental health, Team work, Hospital staff, Physician patient relation, Health staff patient relation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0685319
Code Inist : 002B18H05. Création : 199406.