Shifts in care for the seriously mentally ill from inpatient to community-based treatment have highlighted the importance of transitional care.
Our objectives were to document the kinds and quantity of transitional services provided by psychiatric hospitals nationally and to assess the impact of hospital type (psychiatric vs general), ownership (public vs private), case mix, and revenue source on provision of these services.
A national sample of nonfederal inpatient mental health facilities - n=915) was surveyed in 1988, and data were analyzed by using multiple regression.
Mots-clés Pascal : Santé mentale, Organisation santé, Service santé, Sortie hôpital, Malade, Homme, Orientation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Trouble psychiatrique, Traitement communautaire, Suivi malade, Continuité soins
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental health, Public health organization, Health service, Hospital discharge, Patient, Human, Orientation, United States, North America, America, Mental disorder, Community treatment
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0590087
Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 09/06/1995.